In a shocking piece of news, a 17-year-old girl in Chennai was gang-raped by a group of men, who were close to her mother. The minor girl has delivered a baby on Monday at the Government Maternity Hospital in Egmore and the Washermenpet all-women police have registered a case based on the girl's statement that she was gang-raped.
According to the police, the girl was gang-raped by at least four men, all reportedly involved with her mother. Based on the complaint from the girl, the police had arrested the girl's mother and her 51-year-old alleged paramour. He was identified as Durairaj of Meenambal Nagar near Kodungaiyur and he was having an extramarital affair with the mother of the 17-year-old girl for the past few years.
The reports say that during his visit to her house, Durairaj used to sexually abuse the minor girl which went to the extent that the girl had now delivered a baby. Following the delivery, the Egmore hospital had informed the Washermenpet all-women police station. Based on the information, the police had arrived at the hospital and recorded the girl's statement.
During the investigation, the girl had revealed that she was raped by a man named Damodharan, who was close to her mother. She was also raped by a few more men including Durairaj and several times, she was sexually assaulted by these men in the presence of her mother.
As she has divulged the crime, the police were shocked to know that she was raped by the people close to her mother and with the latter's knowledge. Based on her statement and complaint filed by the hospital, the Washermenpet all-women police have arrested the girl's mother and Durairaj. They were taken into judicial custody and the officials had launched the search to apprehend others who were connected with the crime.