Man jailed for ripping 4-year-old girl’s intestine by punching her really hardBy Mason White 12:30 PM December 7, 2014
By: Chan Yuan
A man was sentenced to jail after he viciously punched a young girl in her stomach.
The man of the United Kingdom, beat the 4-year-old girl so hard in the stomach that he ripped her large intestine.
27-year-old Craig Carth was sentenced to 13 years behind bars after being convicted of the horrific attack, which occurred in Tooting, London.
The girl, who was not identified because she is a minor, was rushed to the St. George’s Hospital, after she became sick and started vomiting. Doctors found two holes in the front wall of the intestine.
She underwent emergency surgery, and spent several days in intensive care.
Carth was arrested along with another man and two women. He was charged after injuring the child 48 hours before she was taken to the hospital.
Carth was convicted of causing serious bodily injury at the Kingston Crown Court.
They other man and two women were found not guilty.
“This is a substantial sentence, and I am pleased that Carth will now be in prison for a significant amount of time,” Detective Sergeant Tariq Farooqi said.
“Had it not been for the excellence pediatric surgeon and staff at St. George’s Hospital, this young girl may have died. Thankfully, she has made a full recovery,” he added.