ROSTOV-ON-DON, 5 April – RIA Novosti, Yulia Nasulina. The court in the Rostov region authorized the arrest of the spouses suspected of torturing an eight-year-old girl in Novoshakhtinsk, Galina Gagalaeva, representative of SUSK Russia in the region, told RIA Novosti.
“The court chose a preventive measure for both spouses in the form of detention for a period of two months,” she said.
According to the investigation, the mother and stepfather systematically beat the eight-year-old girl for minor offenses. They also tied the child's hands and feet with ropes and tights every day. The girl was taken to hospital, and her mother and stepfather were detained. A criminal case was opened under the article “Torture”, expert examinations were appointed.
Earlier in social networks it was reported that the woman “mocked her daughter, kept her on a leash, did not give food and drink.” From hunger, the bound girl chewed a blanket. She had rope bruises on her arms. All this became known when an acquaintance came to visit them, who untied the child and called the police.