An extremely disturbing video has gone viral on Chinese social media showing an enraged father brutally beating his daughter for taking her younger brother out for some snacks without telling him first.
A surveillance camera inside a supermarket in Shuyang County, Jiangsu Province captured the horrific incident which began with the young girl dropping to the floor as her father approached. The dad is then seen slapping his daughter over the head before grabbing her by the leg and flinging her around against the walls. Apparently not convinced that she had learned her lesson, he then grabs a broom and begins furiously beating the cowering little girl.
The beating continues for more than 30 seconds until passersby finally get between the father and daughter. Afterward, the little girl is seen limping off camera while her dad yells at his son.
You can watch the video below, viewer discretion is advised:
Shortly afterward, the father, surnamed Wei, was arrested. Police have released a statement saying that he will be held in detention for 14 days; however, it’s not clear yet what will happen to him after that.
According to the police statement, Wei is a divorced dad with custody of both of his kids. He was furious with his daughter because she had not told him that she was going to take her little brother out to the supermarket to treat him to some snacks with 10 RMB of pocket money.
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