MOSCOW, February 7 – RIA Novosti. The Moscow prosecutor's office began checking after the hospitalization of a 12-year-old girl due to beatings inflicted, according to law enforcement officers, by her stepfather, the Moscow prosecutor's office said.
The Ostankino interdistrict prosecutor's office, after the incident with the girl's injuries, began checking compliance with the legislation on minors.
“According to preliminary information, a 39-year-old man, married to the mother of a young girl born in 2008, inflicted bodily harm on a child in an apartment on Rustaveli Street on February 6. As a result, the girl was taken to a medical facility,” the statement said.
According to preliminary information, the family was on a preventive record, a woman born in 1986 – the mother of the child – was previously brought to administrative responsibility for failure to fulfill her obligations to support and raise a child.
During the inspection, they will establish all the circumstances and reasons for what happened, assess the completeness and timeliness of the actions of the authorized bodies, including identifying family problems, as well as the actions of the mother to raise her daughter.