The woman allegedly asked her daughter to stay silent and "cooperate" when the latter informed her that she was being sexually abused. The accused woman and her boyfriend were arrested by the police on Wednesday (December 30).
Minor girl raped by lover's boyfriend [Representative image]
Chennai (TN-India): In a shocking case of sexual abuse reported from Chennai, a 36-year-old woman allegedly let her 32-year-old boyfriend rape her 15-year-old daughter on multiple occasions. The two lovebirds were taken into custody by the Madipakkam all-women police on Wednesday.
Woman asks daughter to 'cooperate'
Police said Nandini (name changed), after separating from her husband some years back, got into a relationship with one Sekar, a resident of Sholinganallur and a house painter by profession. Sekar, who made frequent visits to her house, began sexually exploiting Nandini’s elder daughter, aged 15 years. When the girl narrated her ordeal before her mother, she, instead of taking action against Sekar, asked her to silently “cooperate”.
Woman leaves pregnant daughter at brother's house
The sexual exploitation of the teenager resulted in pregnancy. In September, her mother left her at the house of her brother without informing him she was pregnant. The girl told her maternal uncle about her pregnancy, following which the latter made efforts to contact her mother, but in vain, according to a report by The Times of India.
Girl delivers child at rehabilitation centre
The girl’s uncle then approached the Madipakkam all-women police and filed a complaint. Police, based on the complaint, registered a case against under relevant charges of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and initiated efforts to nab the accused. The teenage survivor was shifted to a rehabilitation centre, where she gave birth to a child in the month of October. Police efforts resulted in the arrest of the accused on Wednesday (December 30).