Tatyana Zavyalova, a member of the Russian Bar Association, told Izvestia about a possible punishment for a 14-year-old schoolgirl from Saratov, suspected of the brutal murder of her 10-year-old sister.
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As the specialist explained, for the murder of a minor with special cruelty, imprisonment for a term of 8 to 20 years with restriction of freedom for a term of 1 to 2 years, or life imprisonment, or the death penalty threatens. At the same time, if this crime was committed by a minor, separate measures and features within the framework of the legislation will be applied to him.
“It follows from the peculiarities: imprisonment cannot be imposed for more than 10 years; life imprisonment and the death penalty cannot be imposed on a minor; for a minor, restriction of freedom can only be imposed as the main punishment, ”Zavyalova listed.
In addition, according to her, a minor in the commission of a grave or especially grave crime cannot be assigned coercive measures of educational influence. Deprivation of liberty by minors is served in educational colonies.
“The punishment will largely depend on the results of the examination, the presence of remorse and the position of the parents,” the lawyer concluded.
On October 14, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation reported about the detention of a schoolgirl suspected of murdering her sister. According to investigators, the night before the children’s mother returned home from work and found her youngest daughter dead with multiple stab wounds and burns. A criminal case has been initiated under the article on murder committed with special cruelty. The issue of choosing a preventive measure for a schoolgirl is being resolved.
According to Izvestia, the detainee confessed to the murder of her sister. During interrogation, the girl said that she went to the crime because of a personal dislike for a relative.