Parents force minor girl to marry rapist


A minor girl, residing at Altinho in Panaji, on Thursday alleged that her parents knowingly allowed her sexual abuse at the hands of a relative. The girl complained to the Panaji police that she is being raped by her uncle since May last year, following which the accused was booked under the Goa Children's Act and was later arrested.
The minor girl has alleged that her uncle raped her last year, after which she was forced by her parents and the parents of the accused to marry him.
After she was reportedly, illegally and forcefully married off to the relative, the sexual abuse continued for the last one year.
The girl finally managed to flee her residence on Thursday and lodge an FIR with the Panaji police. The police have booked the accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Goa Children's Act for sexual abuse. [TOI]