Mom Keeps Son In Cage For 40 Years – Video

Peng Weiqing, 48, has been in the cage in his mother's home in the city of Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, since the age of six

A Chinese woman who has kept her son locked in a cage for more than 40 years has appealed for someone to help look after him after she dies.

Peng Weiqing, 48, has been in the cage in his mother’s home in the city of Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province, since the age of six.

And while it may seem like an incredibly cruel way to treat your only son, Peng Waimei, says that she did it to protect Weiqing.

 

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Weimei said that she and her husband put their son in the cage after he suffered health problems as a youngster and they couldn't afford treatment