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A 12-year-old girl of North West District (NWD) is now pregnant after she was allegedly raped by a man whom she has been initiate with for several months.
Based on reports received, the incident took place in 2020. The Police have since confirmed that the girl is 5 months pregnant.
In addition, Police stated that on Monday at about 14:00h, ranks attached to the Matthew’s Ridge Police Station acting on information visited the victim where she related what had transpired. She was subsequently taken to the hospital where a medical certificate was acquired in favour of the victim.
Statements have not yet been taken; however, investigations are in progress.
Only a few months ago, two persons were arrested by Police in Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), for the abduction and rape of a seven-year-old girl.
Reports are that the child’s mother realised that her daughter was missing when she awoke sometime after 04:00h to use the bathroom on the day in question.
The woman said that she went into her children’s bedroom to check on them and noticed that her daughter was not in bed. She said that she made checks in the house but upon seeing the house door open she raised an alarm.
Neighbours joined her in her search for the child and they found her in a bushy area a short distance from her home. The child was bloody, naked and in an unconscious state. She was picked up and rushed to the Bartica Hospital, where she received medical treatment.