Abused Russian sisters who killed father face murder charge

 
Tue Dec 3rd, 2019 - Nationwide
 

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 26, 2019 Angelina Khachaturyan, one of three teenage sisters accused of murdering their father, attends a hearing at a court in Moscow. – Russian investigators said on December 3, 2019 they had gathered enough evidence to try two of the three sisters who killed their father after years of beatings and sexual abuse, becoming symbols of domestic violence. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)

Investigators said Tuesday that two sisters who killed their father after years of abuse should face murder charges in a case highlighting Russia’s dire record on domestic violence.

Three Russian sisters — Krestina, Angelina and Maria Khachaturyan — stabbed their father Mikhail to death in July, 2018 after suffering years of beatings and sexual assault.

They were 17, 18 and 19 at the time.

 
 

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source: Guardian