Following a complaint from the girl’s mother, Cuncolim Police immediately arrested a 14-year old boy for raping the eight-year-old girl both hailing from Barcem village in Quepem taluka. Both the children have been sent for medical examination to Goa Medical College Hospital at Bambolim.
The shocking incident came to light after the young girl was taken to the Canacona hospital after she complained of pain and bleeding. Medical examination revealed that there were abrasions on the outer and private parts and hence the medical officer referred the matter to the Canacona police, from where the case was transferred to Cuncolim police as Barcem the village where the incident occurred comes under its jurisdiction.
Although the girl’s parents did not want to register a case of rape, the same was registered after the boy admitted to sexually abusing the girl who incidentally is also related to him.