16-year-old Kerala girl gang-raped for two years, father arrested among others

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New Delhi : In shocking news reported, 16-year-old girl from Kerala has been gang-raped for two years by her own father and four other men. The five accused has been arrested in Kerala's northern district of Kannur after police registered a case of gang-rape on a complaint filed by the girl's mother.

According to sources, “The minor has been sexually abused and raped multiple times on different occasions, including by her own father. Her father is in the custody of the police."

Police confirms that around 20 people were involved in the crime. The girl, a class 10 student, claimed that she was raped by her father several times over the last two years. She also alleged that at least four men raped her in November. One of the men is suspected to have befriended her through social media. "Three other accused were his friends," a police official was quoted as saying by NDTV.

The shameful incident came into limelight when the girl's mother filed a police complaint on Monday. Police officials said it was the girl’s brother who learnt about her ordeal after being blackmailed with videos involving his sister. He spoke to his sister and that's when the mother also got to know about this.

According to the police complaint, the culprits took her to a lodge and clicked her photographs in compromising positions.

Investigation is underway and at least eight more people are being questioned by the police and more arrests have been made on Thursday.