Murmansk Region Investigative Authority takes up probe into beating of children by their mother

Following the instruction of the head of the Murmansk Region Office of the Investigative Committee a case opened by the police into a crime under Part 1 of Article 116 of the RF Penal Code (battery) has been transferred to the investigative office.

As became known earlier, a resident of Severomorsk deliberately poked a ball pen into the eyes of her two sons aged 5 and 1. A neighbor heard the children scream of pain and called the police.

The investigators have revealed so far that it is a single-parent family and are now looking into the motives and details of why the mother injured her children. Necessary inquiries have been assigned, the woman is going to be tested. Requests to eliminate the reasons and conditions that had contributed to the crime are going to be filed with proper authorities. The investigation is ongoing.