Friday, October 18, 2013

Police looking for dad charged with sexually abusing 8-year-old daughter (Belize)


Police seek father, 46, for sexually abusing daughter, 8

Crime — 18 October 2013 — by Albert J. Ciego

The sexual abuse of little girls by older men continues. Police are now seeking the father of an 8-year-old girl, of Corozal, to charge him with aggravated assault upon a child.

The child told police that she has been sexually abused by her father, 46, since Sunday, November 4, 2012. According to the report the child made to police, on that day in November, she was at home alone sleeping in her bed when her father entered her room, slid his hands beneath the sheet and began fondling her private parts. He then performed oral sex on her. The child said that since the first occasion on which he abused her, he has frequently molested her when her mother was not at home.

On Sunday, October 6, 2013, the child, who got tired of the abuse, told her mother what was happening, and on Monday, October 14, 2013, the child and her mother went to the Corozal Police Station, where they lodged an official report.

The father disappeared on Sunday, October 6, when the child reported the matter to her mother, and is currently on the run from police.