The Sergach interdistrict prosecutor's office examined the materials of the commission on juvenile affairs for a 34-year-old mother of five children - 15, 13, 11, 9 and 3 years old. Based on the results, a criminal case was opened for child abuse. Under this article, a woman faces up to three years in prison, the prosecutor's office of the Nizhny Novgorod region reports.
The dissolute mother abused alcohol, wandered, threw the younger children on top of the older ones in the mud and without food. She did not try to work, she was indifferent to the lack of food, clothing and things for the children.
- Knowing that my 3-year-old son had a congenital disease requiring surgical intervention, I did not go to surgeons. And when the child was hospitalized, the mother in the hospital did not take care of him, leaving him in the care of the eldest daughter, the message says.
The children are now in social welfare institutions pending resolution of the issue of depriving the mother of parental rights.
Last year in Sergach, a mother of two daughters, 2 and 3 years old, was sentenced to 270 hours of compulsory labor for child abuse.