Girl raped by father is 6-months pregnant

February 17, 2020

HURFOM: A 39-year-old male from Kyar Inn village, Mawlamyine Township, Mon State has been charged with repeatedly raping his 13 year old daughter.  The child is reportedly pregnant. The charges were filed with the Mu Pon Police on February 11 by an elder brother.

While visiting his sister, the brother noticed her enlarged belly and brought her to a clinic for a medical check-up. It was discovered that she was 6 months pregnant. The girl revealed that she was repeatedly raped by her father approximately 6-7 months ago.

The girl was living with her father. Her mother is in Thailand for work. She is a Grade-8 student. Now the Department of Social Welfare is taking care of her,” said an official from the Mu Pon Police Force.

The Police Force has formally filed charges against the father under section #376 of the Criminal Act – punishment for rape, however it is reported he is not yet in custody.

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