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Husband and wife arrested for rape of minor in Andhra Pradesh

Deccan Chronicle.| dc correspondent

Published on: May 1, 2022 | Updated on: May 1, 2022

When the girl's father was admitted to hospital at Kakinada and his wife was attending on him, the girl was looked after by the accused

The police sent the girl to the government hospital where she was confirmed as being in the fifth month of pregnancy.  Representational image/DC

The police sent the girl to the government hospital where she was confirmed as being in the fifth month of pregnancy. Representational image/DC

KAKINADA: Tallapudi police arrested two persons-Mondi Maridayya and Posamma from Vegeswarapuram village of Tallapudi mandal in East Godavari district in connection with the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

According to Tallapudi police, when the girl’s father was admitted to the government hospital at Kakinada and his wife was attending on him, the girl was looked after by the accused. He developed an extra-marital relationship with another woman, who started living in his house. When the girl was coming to their house to watch TV, the accused lured and sexually abused. His wife supported him.

Meanwhile, the parents after the father was discharged came home and changed their daughter’s body. When they asked, she told them that the accused Mondi Maridayya has sexually abused her with the support of his wife Posamma. The police sent the girl to the government hospital where she was confirmed as being in the fifth month of pregnancy.

Tallapudi police registered a case under POCSO Act and arrested Maridayya and Posamma.

Meanwhile, Telugu mahila Kakinada district president Pavani visited the hospital and consoled the girl and her parents and gave financial assistance to them. She said that after the YSRC came to power, atrocities on women and girls have increased. She demanded stringent punishment for the accused.

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