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Top police chief charged for beating teen daughter

15 Aug 2012, 16:47

Published: 15 Aug 2012 16:47 GMT+02:00

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“He pushed me onto the floor so that I was lying on my side hunched over, and then he let go of my throat and kicked me,” said the girl in the police interrogations, according to the paper.

The man, who denies having beaten his daughter up, caught the girl and her friends drinking alcohol and smoking on the balcony during a party in the family flat.

According to the charge sheet, the man objected to the activities and accused the teenagers of having stolen his liquor.

When the girl left her friends and followed her father into the kitchen, he pushed her over the table and allegedly hit her, took a strangle-hold of her neck and kicked her.

The girl, who reported her father to the police, is supported in her claims by the friends who witnessed the events through the window, reports Aftonbladet.

After this, the man allegedly ripped off his shirt and asked the other teenagers if they fancied a fight.

According to the paper, a neighbor who witnessed what was going on shouted from her balcony that he should leave his daughter alone.

The case has been handled by the National Police-related Crimes Unit (Riksenheten för polismål). The forensic investigation showed that the girl had clear marks of abuse on her chest, legs and arms.

The police chief has admitted in interrogation that he beat the girl, but said that he has had problems with his daughter for a long time and that he was angered when he found the teenagers drinking in his flat.

“My apartment is not a haven for drunkards,” he said in interrogation according to Aftonbladet.

However, the man claims that although he held his daughter down, he never struck or kicked her.

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According to the paper, despite several people testifying that the man has a hot temper, he denies this to be the case.

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Your comments about this article

17:50 August 15, 2012 by voiceofreason
He obviously has a temper, cause he didn't handle things right thus it will be hard to defend him even though the daughter's behavior is reprehensible.

There is an age when spanking will no longer work for a child, we as parents need to put in 110% effort into ensuring we inculcate discipline, respect and morals into them during this period.
18:07 August 15, 2012 by Svensksmith
This guy blew his top, that's for sure. Raising a teenager isn't easy. Hope they can patch things up.
20:34 August 15, 2012 by J Jack
sounds like he was drinking too.
21:03 August 15, 2012 by dizzymoe33
Maybe if he instilled some discipline in her when she was a child then he might have more control now. Yes I know teenagers are difficult to raise. But I will say this that my brother and I have had many times wooden spoons used on our backsides or fat lips and we turned out fine. We respect people and peoples things we don't run around causing hate and discontent. Time for parents to stand up and take some accountability in how they have raised their children and their children's actions.
21:47 August 15, 2012 by GLO
I can say this should be a wake up for both. May be time to send her off packing.

He has no excuse for hitting a girl, grown son, swift kick in the as& and show him the door.
21:57 August 15, 2012 by hjoian
a man who rips off his shirt and asks teenagers if they want to fight should not be in the job he is doing. Obviously got an anger issue, maybe because she was drinking his liquor and not her own. Bring it on yourselfs, i see kids running riot all the time and the parents do nothing. Is it not ingrained in every schoolchild to grass on your own parents if they are not following the law 100%? Weird......
08:39 August 16, 2012 by robban70226
Beat the bitch!!! teach her a lesson, she deserve it!!!
08:51 August 16, 2012 by azimuth
Obviously the girl deserved a punishment but not as cruel as this...
12:26 August 16, 2012 by Rishonim
If this scumbag does this to his daughter, I can only imagine what he does to prostitutes and other people that falls into his custody. He is a danger to the society and to his kids and he should not be in law enforcement. Alas this country is run by degenerate zoophiliacs.
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