13-year-old raped by a police officer; pushed into prostitution by parents.
In Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai, a 13-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped by a senior police officer posted in the city.
Washermanpet All Women Police have also arrested the family of the minor girl under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and Information Technology Act for pushing the girl into prostitution.
During the investigation, police found that apart from the 8 accused, another five individuals also sexually exploit the minor girl. Inspector Pugazhenthi, who was attached to Ennore Police Station was also involved in sexually assaulting the minor girl.
After the order from Chennai Police Commissioner, inspector Pugazhenthi has been arrested and suspended from the service. Police have also arrested eight persons for allegedly raping her.
A special team is also formed to investigate this matter.
Source : Hindustan Times