Sunday, January 28, 2018
Preliminary hearing scheduled for Joplin man charged with beating his 10-year-old son, threatening to shoot his children
According to the probable cause statement, the 10-year-old's sister Joplin police officers that the beating occurred after Amin learned that the boy had said a bad word at school two days earlier and had lied to him about it.
Amin "kicked (the boy) in the stomach, hit (him) several times and used a phone charger to hit (him) which resulted in bruising on his back," according to the probable cause statement, which also indicated that in the past Amin had pointed a loaded gun at his children "threatening to shoot them and used a taser on all three of them."
Amin was charged with felony child abuse and is free after posting a $5,000 bond.