On February 18, a 4-year-old child from Limpopo, South Africa was beaten by her mother’s boyfriend for four hours and died. The mother claimed that she was too scared to stop her boyfriend from violence.
Photo: Mockt’s grandmother
The tragedy began at midnight on Monday. The mother named Eglin recalled that at first her boyfriend only yelled at them, but he suddenly caught Eglin’s daughter Mockt. He said that Mockter was very impolite, and Eglin did not teach her well. Mockt kept asking her daughter what she had done badly, but her boyfriend never said.
According to Eglin, she tried to stop her boyfriend but was pushed to the wall by her boyfriend, slapped her palm, and was punched in the chest. Eglin was afraid and gave up the idea of stopping.
Picture: Eglin’s home
At this point, the boyfriend brought a wet towel and started hitting Mockt. The whole process lasted four hours, and Moquet was tired and weak. After her boyfriend stopped, Eglin took the child back to the room.
Around 6 am on Sunday morning, when Eglin went to the bathroom, she found Mockt’s body: “I touched her leg, and it felt cold. I called her name, and she did not respond.”
Eglin immediately ran to wake her boyfriend, and the two even bought a ticket to escape. On February 18, 2020, Iglin was arrested with her boyfriend, but then Eglin was released.
South African mother criticized for letting boyfriend abuse her daughter, responding that she was too scared to stop
Her 38-year-old cousin, Moussa, said that the family believed that Eglin hadn’t told the truth: “The neighbor said that seeing her boyfriend take a towel and plug Mockts mouth to keep her silent. Eglin There was a whole day, but she did n’t go home for help, and her mother would do everything to protect her child, but she was n’t. The neighbors ran into the house when they heard the noise, and Eglin knew that the situation was bad. , But says everything is fine. “
Eglin’s mother said she was disappointed with her daughter. She said, “I told her not to mess with the relationship between men, and to raise her three children, but she didn’t listen to me. Now my poor granddaughter was brutally killed. “
Currently, the case is still under investigation, and Eglin’s boyfriend will appear in court soon.