The inhabitant of Komi will go on trial for beating son with cord from the kettle

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A resident of Troitsko-Pechorsk will stand trial on charges of beating a seven year old son with a belt and a cord from an electric kettle for academic failure in school, according to the Prosecutor’s office of the Republic of Komi.

«According to investigators, a resident of the village of Troitsko-Pechorsk in 2016-2017 repeatedly tortured his 7 year old son. He beat the child with a belt and a cord from an electric kettle for academic failure in school. Once a child tried to hide from his father under the bed, but the man pulled him from the shelter and continued to beat», — stated in the message.

The Prosecutor’s office approved the indictment, 37-year-old man is accused under article «cruel treatment of minors» and «default of duties on education of minors, if these actions are connected with the abuse of the child.»

«The criminal case for consideration on the merits sent to the Troitsko-Pechorsk district court», — reports the Agency.

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