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Mom accused of blinding her son’s boyfriend claims that her family is the actual victim
Inna Makarenko Photo: Screenshot Despite being accused of a brutal hate crime that left a gay man blind , Inna Makarenko wants people to know that she and her family are the actual victims . All she wanted was for her son, Oleh, to marry a woman.
But Oleh was dating the victim. Believing the man “turned” their son gay, they went to his apartment and beat him so viciously he’ll never be able to see again.
Makarenko, her husband, and their son have been accused of attacking the victim while Oleh stood by and watched. The victim, 31, has asked that his name not be revealed.
The family found out about the relationship between Oleh and the victim in July 2021, the victim told police, and “his father was treating him poorly and not accepting him, and his mother was forcing him to marry a woman.”
The victim said that a few weeks later, Oleh asked for his address, even though Oleh would often stay at his place and even had a key to it.
At 1 a.m., he went to open the gate, and he saw Oleh and the Makarenko family, who he had seen in pictures. Father Yevhen and brother Pavel […]