No.2 of Eight Model Cases Involving Infringement upon the Lawful Rights and Interests of Minors Issued by the Supreme People's Court: People v. Zeng Bin (a case of intentional injury)
Instrument Type： Judgment
Procedural Status： Trial at Second Instance
- Date Issued：09-01-2015
- No.2 of Eight Model Cases Involving Infringement upon the Lawful Rights and Interests of Minors Issued by the Supreme People's Court: People v. Zeng Bin (a case of intentional injury)
- On May 2012, defendant Zeng Bin was introduced to her current husband surnamed Xu, and then she lived together with Xu and his daughter from his first marriage, Xiao Jia (less than 3 years old at the time of the crime). To prevent Xu from contacting with his ex-wife, Zeng Bin was often furious, and after pregnancy, she often severely criticized her daughter-in-law, Xiao Jia, and frequently scolded and beat up Xiao Jia.
- At 5 p.m. on January 1, 2013, Zeng Bin let Xiao Jia to take a bath at home, but Xiao Jia cried and was reluctant to do that. Zeng Bin used her hands to hit and push the face and neck of Xiao Jia in a huff, and Xiao Jia fell down causing injury to her head. At first, Zeng Bin did not care about her injury, but later Xiao Jia was almost delirious, accompanied by vomiting and coma. Zeng Bin called her relatives to together send Xiao Jia to hospital for emergency surgery, but Xiao Jia died of a severe injury on January 7. It was found upon forensic analysis that Xiao Jia was brain stem dead as a result of parietal subdural hematoma in the left frontal part and brain herniation caused by a severe craniocerebral injury.
- At 10 p.m. of that night when Xiao Jia was beat up, the public security officers arrested Zeng Bin in the hospital. Because Zeng Bin was pregnant, she was released on bail respectively by the public security organ and the procuratorial authority from January 2, 2013 to June 30, 2014. On July 1, 2014, It was approved to arrest Zeng Bin. On July 7, 2014, the procuratorial authority instituted a public prosecution to the court of first instance.