An Aberdeen babysitter who was jailed for violently shaking a baby and leaving the child with a brain injury has failed in a bid to have her conviction quashed.
Syeda Begum, 29, was given a three-year prison sentence in April for assaulting the infant at her former home in Aberdeen.
A "loving and caring mother" who shook a baby she was looking after in a catastrophic loss of control was jailed for three years today.
An Aberdeen babysitter broke down in tears yesterday as she was found guilty of shaking an infant in her care, leaving the child “floppy and blue”.
A jury will today meet to decide the fate of an Aberdeen babysitter accused of shaking an infant in her care and placing the child’s life “at risk”.
An Aberdeen babysitter accused of shaking an infant in her care wept as she gave evidence at her own trial, insisting “I could never harm a child”.
An Aberdeen baby who suffered brain trauma after allegedly being “shaken repeatedly” by her sitter could be affected by mental difficulties for the rest of her life, a court has heard.
Doctors feared a critically ill baby might have been deliberately harmed the moment she arrived at hospital in a “floppy and blue” state.
An Aberdeen woman is to stand trial charged with attacking an eight-month old baby.