Story By: Gheorghi Caraseni, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Newsflash
This is the disturbing moment a Russian mother is filmed brutally throwing her crying baby on a sofa and beating it mercilessly.
The incident took place in the city of Sol-Iletsk in the south-western Russian region of Orenburg Oblast by an unnamed female onlooker.
In the clip, the mother, who has not been named in reports but is referred to as Anastasia in the video, can be seen lifting her crying baby out of his crib.
She puts the tot in her lap for a while but when he does not stop crying she throws him onto the sofa and begins forcefully slapping his bottom.
She then picks him up and continues slapping him as she says “I am sick and tired of this baby. Where is his father to come and take care of his baby?”
The cruel mother throws the tot back onto the sofa and appears to slap him in the face as he cries in pain.
Local media report the mother has been detained by the local investigative committee while the tot has been taken from the family by the authorities and will undergo a medical exam.
A case has been opened against the mother while the father’s identity has not been reported. It is unclear if he was related to the case.
It is unclear if the woman who filmed the scene was arrested.
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