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After India shocked by #MeToo, Goa rocked by #FamilyToo sexual abuse case

Panjim, Oct 24 (GCNews) In the backdrop of #MeToo sexual abuse cases in corporate India, Bollywood and religious places grabbing headlines comes a shocking #FamilyToo case of sexual abuse.

Two brothers in their 40s have been arrested today for allegedly raping their niece for the last 10 years, the police said, adding that the woman’s ordeal began when she was just 13 years old.

Speaking to GoaChronicle.com, Goa police said the woman is now 23 year old. The woman who lived in a joint family in Verem village finally mustered up the courage to speak up, the police said.

The abuse continued until recently, they added.

A case has been registered against the accused under sections that deal with rape, assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person.

Police investigations underway.

 

Savio Rodrigues

Savio Rodrigues Founder & Editor-in-Chief GoaChronicle.com

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