Kiev police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old child in the Podolsk district of Kiev.
The police clarified that information about the fire in the apartment was received the day before at 20:40. On-call, police squads, as well as rescuers and doctors immediately left. In a burnt apartment, they found the body of a child.
Also in the room was the 35-year-old father of the deceased boy, who behaved inappropriately, and also refused to open the doors to rescuers and law enforcement officers. Later the man was detained. Currently, investigative actions are being carried out with him.
The collected information on this fact was entered into the ERDR. The Investigation Department of the Podolsk Department of the Metropolitan Police opened criminal proceedings under Part 2 of Art. 115 (premeditated murder) of the Criminal Code. As part of the pre-trial investigation, the police find out all the circumstances of the incident.
Portal “Kiev operational” on Facebook reported that the father deliberately set fire to the bed with the child.
“The 35-year-old father took the child for a visit. Mom came to pick up the 6-year-old boy, the father did not let her into the apartment. He launched carbon monoxide into the apartment and set the child’s bed on fire,” the message says.
We will remind, in Ukraine began to work government advisory line for child safety on the Internet by calling 1545 * 3.
According to experts, with the onset of the pandemic, children are increasingly becoming victims of online sexual exploitation.
It was also reported that the number of crimes against children decreased in 2020 by two thousand compared to 2018.
In 2018, 6,000 minors became victims of crime, 5,500 in 2019, and about 4,000 this year.