13-year Minor tribal girl found pregnant in Kerala

Subscribe to Oneindia News

Munnar (Ker), April 24: A 13-year-old girl, who went for a medical check-up at a hospital here following a severe stomach ache, was found to be two months pregnant. Based on the statement of the girl, who belongs to a tribal settlement in Marayur here, a case was registered against her neighbour Madu (20), who is absconding now, police said.

The girl, a sixth standard student, was found to be pregnant when she was admitted to a government hospital here following severe stomach pain last week.

rape-

On finding the young girl pregnant, hospital authorities immediately informed the police, who recorded her statement.

Police said the girl had alleged that Madu had raped her on a day when she was alone at home. The victim was produced before the Child Welfare Committee and is presently under their care.

A case was registered under IPC 376 (rape) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. Police said a hunt has been launched to apprehend the accused.

PTI 

Please Wait while comments are loading...