|
|
|
|
|
26nd Safarul Muzaffer 1436 | Sunday, Dec 21, 2014
Crime and Accident

Minor sexually abused by father, forced to drink alcohol

Saturday, 8 December 2012
Comments(0)
Kochi, December 08:

In yet another shocker, a six-year-old girl from Kurumpady in Kerala's Ernakulam district was allegedly sexually abused by her 40-year-old father for six months after being forced to drink alcohol.

Police have registered a case against the man, who is absconding, following a complaint by the girl's mother that he had been sexually abusing the child for the past six months.

Police said the case has been registered under Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act and Section 328 of IPC (giving liquor to a minor).

Ajeesh Ramachandran, psychiatrist at the Government District hospital, Aluva, who treated the child, said that the girl had stated that her father used to give her alcohol everyday before sexually abusing her. She has also named 4-5 friends of her father who also abused her, he said.

The incident came to light after the child was first taken to a paediatrician and then to a psychiatrist at a hospital in nearby Aluva when she showed some behavioural problems.

After some counselling sessions, the child informed Ramachandran that she had been sexually abused by her father and few others. The mother then decided to file a police complaint.

The girl's parents are separated. The mother was living in orphanages with her two minor daughters and had a year ago, urged the father to take care of one of the daughters. The man took the six-year-old child with him six months ago.

The latest incident comes close on the heels of two similar instances from Kottayam and Kannur districts.

In Kottayam, police arrested a man who had allegedly sexually abused his two minor daughters aged 13 and 15 for two years, while at Dharmadom in Kannur, the father, 15-year-old brother and an uncle of a 13-year-old girl had been arrested last month on charges of raping her.

--PTI

Latest News

Akhilesh urges NRIs from UP to help in development of state

Noting that contribution from NRIs can change the picture of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh ...

Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna

Inmates of Delhi's high-security Tihar jail will soon get life and accidental insurance cover as the ...

Sonia Gandhi's health improving: Doctors

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who is admitted to a hospital here for an infection in her lower re ...

Related News

11 prisoners commit suicide in Delhi jails...

Eleven prisoners, including the main accused in the December 16 gangrape case, committed suicide while 16 others attempted suicide in Delhi ...

Bomb blast in Manipur; three killed, four injured

At least two people have reportedly been killed and five others injured in a bomb blast that took pl ...

Two engineering college students drown in ...

Two engineering college students drowned while taking a bath in a channel near a check dam across Cauvery river at Jedar Palayam here on Sun ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26710 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think Lakhvi's re-arrest is a drama by Pak to keep India's mouth shut?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, Telangana, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com