A 16-year-old was repeatedly raped and blackmailed for over 4 years by her cousin and his associates in Hyderabad, police stated. After allegedly raping her, the cousin recorded the assault on his cellphone and shared it with others. All of them then threatened her to proceed sexually exploiting her, the lady advised the police.
Nobody within the household seen something unsuitable throughout this era, the lady’s brother stated.
The assault got here to gentle when the lady approached a Bharosa centre in Hyderabad final month.
Three of the accused named by the lady have been arrested, an officer stated.
The teenager advised the police that considered one of her cousins had reportedly raped her on the highest flooring of their residence and recorded the act. He had allegedly spiking her drink with some drug. Later, he used the video to repeat the assault.
However it was just the start of her trauma as her cousin shared the video with others who additionally allegedly raped her.
One of many accused, nonetheless, has been named a witness by the police, the household stated.
“How can they flip an accused right into a witness. A buddy of one other accused has additionally been made witness. What if they alter the story in court docket? We wish all of the responsible to be punished instantly,” a cousin of the lady stated.
The lady’s household and neighbours protested in Kamatipura after the lady alleged that apart from the three arrested males, she was sexually exploited by eight others together with a witness.
“My sister is traumatised, however needs to proceed her research,” stated the lady’s brother.