MOSCOW, February 24 – RIA Novosti. Investigators opened a criminal case on deliberate infliction of grievous bodily harm after teenagers beat a 12-year-old boy in Novosibirsk, according to the Investigation Department of the RF IC for the region.
Earlier in social networks and the media, there was a message that on February 21 in the Leninsky district of Novosibirsk, six teenagers demanded that a 12-year-old schoolboy remove a plate to straighten his teeth near garages, and when he refused, they beat him with fists and legs. Passers-by helped the child get home, and the examination showed that the boy had a spinal fracture. It was noted that the investigators organized a check on this fact.
“Based on the results of the inspection, according to media reports on inflicting bodily harm on a child, a criminal case was initiated on the grounds of a crime …” deliberate infliction of grievous bodily harm, dangerous to human life, committed by a group of persons, “the message says.
According to the investigation, on the afternoon of February 21, at house No. 111 on Shirokaya Street in Novosibirsk, teenagers beat a 12-year-old boy. After that, the child was taken to hospital, where he was diagnosed with a compression fracture of three vertebrae, chest contusion and other injuries. Currently, investigators are establishing the circumstances of the crime.