Victim’s aunt among 4 arrested in Kollam minor girl rape case
Kollam: In connection with the case in which a minor girl was blackmailed and raped, four people, including the girl’s aunt, were arrested. Others are staff of a homestay in Kottiyam. With this, seven people have been arrested in connection with the case.
The woman is the wife of the girl’s uncle and resides near the girl’s house. The aunt allegedly recorded a video of the 17-year-old girl bathing and blackmailed the girl using the video. She took the girl to several homestays in Kollam, Kottiyam and Karunagappalli where several persons repeatedly raped her.
The complaint was filed by the girl’s mother who stated that around 10 persons raped her daughter. Based on the complaint, the police registered a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) case. The police said that there are more people to be arrested.