Girl, 11, allegedly raped repeatedly by relative; mother scolded her for complaining
Police in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) are investigating the alleged rape of an 11-year-old girl and have so far arrested an adult relative.
A brief police report noted that the alleged incidents occurred between August 2020 and May 2021.
According to the police report, the victim reported that the perpetrator continually assaulted her but her mother scolded her for complaining.
The victim confided in another family member who reported the matter to the police.
A medical was obtained and revealed that the child was raped; the suspect remains in custody as investigations continue.