GRAPHIC video captures father beating own child

A shocking, disturbing and graphic video that captured a young father beating and threatening his own child has gone viral on social media.

Posted on Monday, June 15, by Arlene Medina De Vera, the video has 11,743 likes, 75,996 shares and 1.12 million views as of 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

It shows a man hurting a boy by slapping, punching and kicking the child in different parts of his body.

The father curses then hits the child whenever he cries. It can be heard that the culprit also threatened to kill the boy several times.

Towards the end of the video, a girl, believed to be his younger child, was also slapped by the man while he was wiping her back and shoulder with a cloth.

pa-share ako nito guys...grabe,nakakalungkot na my mga batang cnasaktan ng kung cno man ang nakakakilala sa nanay nia,pls paki-share to sa knya,,

Posted by Arlene Medina De Vera on Sunday, June 14, 2015

De Vera asked netizens to share the video so that the mother of the two children would be informed.

Facebook users were urging the Department of Social Welfare and Development to take action and rescue the children from their abusive father.