The Hush Post: In an incident that puts entire humanity to shame, an 8-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by her own father and seven other people in a village in Faridkot district. The police have booked victim’s father and other accused in a rape case and under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The shameful incident was reported from Bihlewal village falling under Fardikot district. A first information report (FIR) has been registered by the Faridkot Police, News 18 TV channel reported on Saturday.
According to the report, the 8-year-old victim girl lives with her father in the village. Her mother had died and the victim has been living with her father ever since. The report said that the victim’s father started sexually molesting his daughter and some other persons from the village also started sexually abusing her, the report said.
As there was no one with whom the minor girl could share her ordeal and trauma, she kept bearing it. One of their neighbours reported the matter to the police after coming to know about the shameful crime committed by the man with his daughter and by some other persons from the village. The police registered an FIR on the complaint of the neighbour and have started investigating the matter. Meanwhile the girl has been sent for medical examination, the report said.