A citizen of the United Arab Emirates has been found guilty of first-degree murder of his 14-month-old son. According to the materials of the case, she stomped on the baby’s feet, and he died from internal bleeding.
The murder was committed in July 2016. The woman claimed that he had acted unintentionally, but the court rejected the defense’s arguments. However, the defendant was sentenced to just three years in prison.
The court heard numerous witnesses, among whom was the sister of the defendant. According to them, the mother systematically abused her son, he was constantly seen with bruises and traces of beatings. Special attention was paid to the testimony of Indonesian maids.
«Since birth she had treated him abominably. Beat with a spoon on the teeth, when fed, bathed on the floor. By night, he could cry for hours – but it did not fit. I couldn’t watch him suffer», she said.