Algerian Man Jailed For Dangling Baby From Tall Building
A court in Algeria has sentenced a man to two years in prison for dangling a baby out of a window in order to attract “likes” on Facebook. .
The man posted a picture of himself holding the baby out of a window in a high-rise building with the caption: “1,000 likes or I will drop him.” .
It prompted other social media users to demand his arrest for child abuse. He was charged with endangering the baby’s safety following his arrest on Sunday, police said. .
The child was dangled out of the 15th-floor window of an apartment block in the capital, Algiers, by the man who is a relative of the child.