Doctors came quickly. They put a bandage on. The ambulance arrived, gave an injection to the child. I was told, «Pack up baby». I collected things and so she was taken to the burn ward.
The girl got serious burns of the body, face, hands. She was taken to intensive care.
— Nastya stayed in the hospital for a very long time, longer than expected. Why did she stay there longer?.. Because our detention center administration didn't provide a vehicle.
— How did the prison officers act in that situation?
— They came over, began to interrogate, took explanations from me, from a cellmate. She repeated all the time, «I didn't do it on purpose, I didn't do it on purpose...». Before this, in the morning, there was a conflict between us. We usually go out of the room, when one child is sleeping, to let him sleep well. But my neighbor did not do that, so we had a conflict with her. And just in that day the situation happened... I don't blame her (now), but that time I was ready to strangle her, tear her up. Employees issued that as an accident.
— Well, try to understand, the administration must do something for the safety of children. For example, lift sockets higher. Any child could reach them.
— Yes. It was later, after my daughter got injured. The time she was discharged from the hospital, «household bulls» (convicts who do facility-related work in prison — ed.) arrived and raised the socket. That is, when the child was scalded, they did not respond...