Wednesday, February 8, 2017

15-year-old gets pregnant after being raped by her guardian in Karnataka

A 15-year-old girl student of a government school was allegedly raped by her guardian for the past several months following which she became pregnant, police said on Wednesday.

Krishnappa, who works as a labourer in Basrikatte village of Karnataka's Koppal district, along with his blind wife Shanthamma took custody of minor girl after she was abandoned by her biological parents.

"Krishnappa, who is a drunkard, allegedly assaulted and raped the victim on several occasions. He had also threatened the victim of serious consequences if she complained about it," a senior police official said, adding that the girl is studying in class 7 in a local government school.

It was only after the minor girl became pregnant, villagers approached the police and the investigations have been started, police said.

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