An employee of a nursing home for the elderly suspected of beating a resident was detained in Moscow Region


At the request of investigative authorities, the criminal case initiated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs on the fact of beating one of the residents of a nursing home in Reutov (Article 116 of the Criminal Code) was transferred to the bodies of the Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Moscow Region for the organization of further investigation. Investigator of Balashikha Investigative Department of Investigative Committee of Russia in Moscow region detained 54-year-old employee of a nursing home for the elderly suspected of beating a resident of the institution (Article 116 of the Criminal Code).

According to investigators, the suspect, as a nurse of a specialized nursing home for the elderly, allowed cruel treatment of wards in the institution, as well as failure to provide the necessary care for them. The unlawful actions of the woman were captured on video, which was subsequently published in the media.

Currently, the suspect has been detained and is being questioned by the investigator. Investigative actions are held with the management and founders of the nursing home. In the near future, the investigation will motion the court for the election of a preventive measure against the suspect.

24 August 2021 16:13

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