In Odessa, the children complained of beatings from the teachers of the orphanage

В Одессе дети пожаловались на избиения со стороны воспитателей приюта

In Odessa, the children of the orphanage complained of beatings from the teachers. About it reported in a press-service of the police of Odessa region.

“In Khmelnytsky police Department received a statement of acceptance of measures to the employees of the regional orphanage for children who commit psychological and physical violence against pupils of this institution. Later, in the course of monitoring the Internet, was discovered a video in which a young child, which, according to him, is a graduate of this institution, says that teachers beat children”, – stated in the message.

Information on this fact brought in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations under part 1 of article 126 (beating and torture) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. In the framework of the initiated criminal proceedings the police will investigate the degree of responsibility each employee of the shelter.

Earlier, the Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova said that during checking at the orphanage the city in ten children have discovered traces of beatings and blood on the clothes, and three more children claimed sexual harassment by the management of the institution. The Prosecutor’s office brought criminal case and began investigations. The head of the shelter was removed from office.

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