In a horrifying incident reported from Palakkad, a Dalit woman and her three daughters were allegedly raped for two years after being forced to drink alcohol.
The complaint filed with the Assistant Police Superintendent states that the accused took advantage of the poverty of the Dalit family.
As per the complaint, Prasad, who owns a mobile shop in Satrappadi in Kanjikkod, had been raping the woman and children for past two years. He had also threatened to murder the mother and daughters in case they dared to reveal about the abuse.
Puthussery panchayat member Balamurali along with the Social Justice Department filed the complaint. The man had been sexually abusing the mother and three daughters, the eldest being 12-years-old.
The incident came to light after one of the girls, who is a Class VIII student, revealed about the abuse to his classmates. Following this, counselling was conducted for the girl, and she explained the incident to officials. The complaint also states that Prasad threatened to kill the girl by running over her with a car.
Earlier, two siblings had committed suicide in Attapalam in Walayar. The girls ended their life as they were fed up of life following sexual abuse that was going on for months.