- Child was attacked at a home in home in the village of Priyutovo in Russia
- The 22-year-old mother was identified by her name Aida
A Russian mother stabbed her 18-month-old son in the stomach with the kitchen knife to discipline him because he ‘did not stop crying and interrupted her drinking session’.
The 22-year-old woman, identified by her name Aida, attacked the child at their home in the village of Priyutovo in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia.
Reports say the mother and her civil husband, named Viktor, 28, were having a party when she accused him of having an affair.
The couple had an argument before the man left the house while Aida continued to consume alcohol.
Meanwhile their toddler son Artem, who had been sleeping in the next room, woke up and started crying.
The 22-year-old woman, identified by her name Aida, attacked the child at their home in the village of Priyutovo in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia
The residence in Priyutovo where the incident took place
Police say the mother waited for him to calm down on his own but when it did not happen she went berserk grabbed the kitchen knife, rushed to the child, and hit him in the stomach three times.
After that, Aida threw the knife down on the floor and went to wander along the streets. Sometime later she stopped a pedestrian and asked him to call an ambulance for Artem, police reports say.
Paramedics found the child in the pool of blood after arriving at the scene and called the police.
The police video shows little Artyom with blood stains on his clothes. They can be heard saying: ‘Oh my god! His intestines are coming out!’
The toddler was rushed to hospital and was diagnosed with severe knife wounds to its intestines. Doctors stitched the wounds and managed to save the boy’s life, according to the local media.
Artem receiving medical help at the scene
Aida being interrogated by the detectives at the scene
Aida, the mother who committed the crime
Aida was arrested and sent to a police station for interrogation.
According to the investigation, the mother attacked her son to get back at her husband for leaving during their quarrel.
The Investigative Committee for Bashkiria region said to the local media: ‘The mother inflicted at least three blows with a knife in the child’s stomach. After that, she went outside and asked a passerby to call an ambulance.’
Aida already fell under the attention of the social services in the past when she did not treat the baby for illnesses. According to authorities, this time her son will be placed in an orphanage.
The mother was sent to a jail. If found guilty, she faces up to 7 years of imprisonment.