Sunday, July 27, 2014

Dad arrested for sexually abusing 13-year-old daughter (Kozhikode, India)

Dad is identified as SHARJI. Sexual abuse is more common in a home where the mother is absent--and this mother was deceased.

Father held for sexually abusing child

TNN | Jul 27, 2014, 02.34 AM IST

KOZHIKODE: Police arrested two persons including the father of a 13-year-old girl for sexually abusing her.

According to the statement of the girl, three men including her father had been abusing her since 2009.

Police arrested father of the girl Shaji (43) and friend of the girl Mohammed Thaha (18), on Saturday.

Search is on for the third accused in the case. The sexual abuse came to light as the victimized girl tried to commit suicide by consuming rat poison.

The man, according to police, had been abusing his daughter and threatening to kill her. The girl's mother had died years ago and Shaji had opted for a second marriage.

The arrested were remanded in judicial custody for 14 days.