Crime, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

Father, friend held for raping 5-year-old daughter in Thiruvananthapuram

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Thiruvananthapuram: The Neyyattinkara police on Friday arrested a man and his friend for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in Neyyattinkara, Thiruvananthapuram.

The minor girl happens to be the daughter of the man who raped her. Evartha is not revealing the name of the man as it may lead to the identity of the victim.

The heinous crime came to light when the child complained to the school authorities about having been sexually exploited by her father and his friend numerous times.

They (school authorities) then brought the mater under the notice of the childline and further the police took action.

The duo has been booked under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) act.

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