Tamil Nadu: 6 people including boyfriend raped a minor for 2 months, the matter reached the police after being pregnant
Tamil Nadu Police has registered a case against six people for repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl and getting her pregnant. The case is of Pollachi, about 540 km from Chennai. The accused have been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and Section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.
The matter came to light when the girl complained of abdominal pain and was taken to the hospital where the doctor told that she was five months pregnant. After that his parents approached the local police and lodged a complaint. Police said that during investigation it has come to light that more than six people, including some minors, raped and sexually abused the girl. Police have claimed that the girl had a "relationship" with one of the accused. It is alleged that he and his friends sexually assaulted the girl.
Victim was in love with class 11th student
Talking on the matter, the DSP of Pollachi said that there has been an increase in the cases of POCSO in the district. In the recent past, around 15 cases have already been registered in Pollachi and four in Valparai. According to a Times of India report, the class X student, most of the time lived alone at home, as her parents are daily wage labourers. She was in love with a 16-year-old boy living in her neighborhood who was a class 11th student. The two also had a physical relationship.
According to the report, the boy had told his friends about the relationship with the victim, after which they started threatening the victim and raped her for two months. The accused included an uncle of the victim and the rest of the neighbours.