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10 October 2019, 10:52

Police got interested in child beaten up in Ingushetia

The father of a seven-year-old girl has confessed to beating the girl because she had not opened the door to him.

The police began checking the publication about the beating posted in a social network.

A video about beating the girl was posted on the Instagram in the group "chp.ingushetii". The video shows the child with body bruises. The father, "living in Nazran, is systematically beating his seven-year-old daughter; there's no healthy spot on her body; the girl often loses consciousness, she's all in bruises," says the message posted on October 9.

Employees of the Nazran juvenile division went to the child's place of residence and took the father to the police, the Ingush Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) reported on October 9 in its Instagram page.

The father confessed to beating his daughter because he "could not cope with emotions." The girl went to bed after locking the door, and in order to get into, the father had to call special services, the MIA has reported.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 10, 2019 at 00:40 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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