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Care worker is caught beating a girl with cerebral palsy in Ukraine

A care worker is facing jail after shocking video showed her beating a child with cerebral palsy.

Larissa Sandevi secretly filmed the care worker hitting her 13-year-old daughter 15 times after becoming suspicious when she found cuts and bruises on the teenager’s body.

Setting up a hidden camera at her home in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine, she was horrified to discover the care worker, who has not been named, slapping her daughter Valeria around the face and pushing her onto the floor.

Distraught mum Larissa said: ‘She was doing very well at first, but then I began to notice abrasions on Valeria’s body. 

A care worker is facing jail after shocking video showed her beating a child with cerebral palsy

Larissa Sandevi secretly filmed the care worker hitting her 13-year-old daughter (pictured)

Larissa Sandevi secretly filmed the care worker hitting her 13-year-old daughter (pictured)

‘When I asked the care worker about it she gave me what seemed like reasonable explanations.

‘But then Valeria’s conditions deteriorated and she started wetting the bed at nights so I decided to film what was going on.

‘I saw at once where my daughter was getting her bruises, abrasions, head aches, crooked teeth and why she was wetting the bed.

‘She hit my child 15 times within four hours.’

The mother setting up a hidden camera at her home in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine

The mother setting up a hidden camera at her home in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine

She was horrified to discover the care worker slapping her daughter Valeria around the face and pushing her onto the floor

She was horrified to discover the care worker slapping her daughter Valeria around the face and pushing her onto the floor

At first the care worker denied hitting the girl but later admitted she had, adding that although she knew it was wrong she couldn’t stop herself.

After contacting the police Larissa posted the video onto social media where it has now been viewed over 53,000 times.

One viewer called Gene wrote: ‘F**k! It is hard to even imagine what I would have done if I was in the parents shoes.’

Someone calling herself Oksana commented: ‘It’s a good thing they had CCTV cam in there, otherwise she would have abused her for years.’

At first, the care worker denied hitting the girl but later admitted she had, adding that although she knew it was wrong she couldn't stop herself

At first, the care worker denied hitting the girl but later admitted she had, adding that although she knew it was wrong she couldn’t stop herself

After contacting the police Larissa posted the video onto social media where it has now been viewed over 53,000 times

After contacting the police Larissa posted the video onto social media where it has now been viewed over 53,000 times

While outraged Vladimir posted: ‘I would cripple that b***h and only after that would I take her to the cops.’

Police have now launched an investigation.

A spokesman said: ‘We are treating this as battery which caused minor bodily harm.

‘We have CCTV camera footage. We are now looking into the circumstances.’

If found guilty the woman faces one year’s community service or up to two years in jail. 



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