NALCHIK, 19 Feb – RIA Novosti. The investigative authorities of Kabardino-Balkaria have opened a criminal case against a resident of the republic, who is suspected of beating the young children of his concubine for several months, the press service of the Investigative Department of the RF IC for the region reports.
According to the investigation, the 31-year-old man lived with his partner and her children born in 2016 and 2019 in an apartment in the city of Tyrnyauz. “From October 2020 to February 2021, being intoxicated, the man systematically beat and children, causing them physical pain and mental suffering, “- said in the message.
A criminal case was initiated under the article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Torture of minors”, the punishment for which provides for up to seven years in prison. The suspect was detained, the investigation petitioned the court to choose a preventive measure in the form of arrest, the document says.