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Kerala: Minor raped by father, others for six years

PTI  Kannur, July 19, 2013
First Published: 14:21 IST(19/7/2013) | Last Updated: 14:23 IST(19/7/2013)

In yet another shocking incident of child abuse in Kerala, the police have arrested five persons, including the parents of a teenager, who was raped by her father and others for the last six years.

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The police said the girl, who is now 17-year-old, is from Alakode in Kannur district. She had been taken to various places in Kannur and Kasaragod districts by her parents and pushed into prostitution.

The accused have been booked for rape.

While the girl’s mother was arrested on Thursday, the other accused were arrested three days ago. Alakode circle inspector MA Mathew said the girl ran away from a house in Kasaragod where she worked as a domestic help and was raped repeatedly.

Found in a dazed state, the girl told the police how she had been raped by a neighbor with her mother’s connivance when she was just 11-year-old. After that, she was raped repeatedly by her father. The girl has been sent to a women’s home in Kannur.


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