Victim was threatened with death if she revealed the abuse | Photo: ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE – Pixabay / Disclosure
An 18-year-old girl went to the police to report the rapes suffered by her and her 6-year-old sister, which were allegedly carried out by her own father. The victim reported that she began being raped when she was 9 years old. The complaint was registered in Itaguara, in the Central region of Minas Gerais, this Friday (2 February), and is being investigated by the Civil Police.
According to the young woman, her father forced her to take a shower with him and abused her. Criminal acts occurred, as recorded in the incident, on a daily basis. The suspect blackmailed his daughter saying that if he was arrested, he would kill the girl and her mother.
The young woman recalled that when she was 11 years old, her father tried to carry out the sexual union, but she managed to avoid it. After that, the suspect asked her if he thought what he was doing to her was right. Faced with the girl’s negative response, the man said that if she reported him, he would be arrested and she and her mother would go hungry.
Shame on reporting
The victim said she was always ashamed to tell everything she had been through, as she and her mother depended on her father financially. Despite this, she revealed the abuse to a boyfriend when she was 14 years old. She also told her mother everything. The woman questioned the suspect and he denied the accusations. It was only after that that the rapes, according to the young woman, stopped.
During the recording of the incident, the young woman revealed that she was contacted by an aunt, as her sister, aged 6, had said that she was also raped by her father.
The young woman requested a protective measure against her father. The Civil Police, in a statement, reported that the victim’s request was forwarded to the Judiciary. “To date, no one has been taken to the police station. A police investigation was launched to investigate the case, under the responsibility of the 9th Civil Police Station in Itaguara”, she explained.
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