It was reported that the young girl died after falling from a height in their home in Mubarak Al Kebeer governorate, security source says.
However, upon arrival of paramedics and policemen, they noticed bruises on the lifeless body and called forensic experts.
According to Kuwaiti daily, Al Qabas, the body was referred to the coroner in the presence of a public prosecutor.
Upon investigations and questioning, the mother, a 26-year-old divorcee, admitted she and her boyfriend, 24, beat up her daughter for disturbing them.
At dawn on Monday, the boyfriend was arrested and referred to the public prosecution.
Police learnt that the girl who had special needs, had frequently been beaten by the womanâ€™s boyfriend.
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