Chennai: Girl sexually abused by dad for 8 years, three held | Chennai News


CHENNAI: A 59-year-old man who allegedly sexually abused his daughter for eight years has been arrested along with his wife and elder brother who knew about the abuse and did not report it to police.
The victim is a 20-year-old college student in the city, said police. Since the girl was 12, her father, who is an employee of a private company, started sexually abusing her, said police.
The girl had informed her mother and her paternal uncle about her trauma. “Both of them had asked her to keep the issue to herself. Recently the girl, now 20, with the help of some of her friends lodged a complaint,” said police.
On September 7, the victim lodged a complaint at all women police in the city and on Friday police arrested her father, mother and uncle under Pocso Act. All three have been remanded in judicial custody.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)





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