Mum 'tortures young daughter to get back at her ex-husband'

WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES: A woman has been arrested for reportedly torturing her daughter and filming it to punish her ex-husband.

The incident was filmed in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates where according to local media, the unnamed mum from the Phillipines had recently split up with her former husband - an Emirati man.

She allegedly filmed the video to get back at him.

She is currently married to another man, but had custody of the child from her former marriage, according to reports.

Footage shows the young girl crying and trying to defend herself. In a second clip, a woman can be seen pulling her by her hair. Source: Australscope

In the videos that were posted by herself, the mum can allegedly be seen yelling and hitting the little girl, who is clearly in distress and crying.

The girl is filmed wearing her underwear with bruises on her body.

In another clip, you can see a woman pulling the girl's hair and dragging her along the floor.

Police told local media the mum later posted the videos on social media to torment her former husband.

Officers said the woman was arrested soon after and the woman’s ex-husband filed a complaint with cops.

"There is no tolerance for anyone who harms or mistreats children and all necessary measures have to be taken against them in accordance with the UAE law," police said in a statement.

- Australscope

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