BANGKOK (AFP) - Thai police arrested a Jordanian guy who confessed to murdering his one-yr-old son by way of strapping the kid right into a stroller and pushing him into the Gulf of Thailand, the country’s immigration head said Tuesday.

The alleged infanticide took place within the beach metropolis of Pattaya, where 52-year-vintage Wael Nabil Salman Zureikat turned into holidaying with his spouse and one-12 months-vintage son.

His arrest follows the invention of the little one’s frame on Monday by using fishermen off Pattaya’s important pier.

"final night, he confessed that he tied his son to the stroller and driven it into the sea," immigration head Lieutenant general Surachate Hakparn said at a press convention Tuesday.

The couple had checked into a visitor residence on March 6, and the boy become taken two days later by using the father -- who instructed his wife he turned into under the care of others.

His wife filed a complaint to the authorities, which caused the person’s arrest.

"the father stated he couldn't boost the boy and did no longer need to have children," Surachate stated. "it's miles a heartbreaking story."

The Jordanian can be charged beneath phase 289 of Thailand’s penal code for "intentional killing" of a toddler.

If observed guilty, the most punishment is the demise penalty.