Police in Newark are reporting that the Fugitive Apprehension Team has arrested Moustapha Ngom, 40, for burning his 9-year old son in an incident that occurred on Monday, March 6, 2017.
According to authorities, members of the Newark Police Division’s Special Victims Unit received a report on March 8th regarding the child being burned by his biological father.
Detectives developed evidence that Moustapha Ngom is a suspect in this incident and an arrest warrant was issued.
Today, detectives arrested Ngom without incident. He is charged with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Endangering the Welfare of a Child authorities said.
These charges are merely accusations.
The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.