- The girl went to hospital after experiencing severe stomach pain
- The 16-year-old gave birth to child at home
- Police registered case based on a statement given by the girl
In a strange case, Kerala police booked a 13-year-old boy for allegedly impregnating a 15-year-old girl. The boy, being a minor, was left on the boy after he was produced before the court.
The police registered the case based on a statement given by the girl, who delivered the child four days ago. The girl went to the hospital after experiencing severe stomach pain.
The boy, a class VIII student from Pathanapuram in Kollam, was arrested from his relatives house in Mangaluru. The cops visited him in the presence of his parents and recorded his statement. The boy confirmed that he had sex with the girl a couple of times. Following this, police took him into custody. He was produced before Kollam Chief Judicial Magistrate, who is also the chairman of Juvenile Justice Board.
The girl, studying in Class IX was referred to a better hospital after she approached doctor owing to severe stomach pain. But she did not go to another hospital and gave birth at home.
Police have collected the blood samples of the boy to conduct DNA test. The officials said they had sought legal advice as both the perpetrator and the victim were minors.
Recently, a similar case was reported from Ernakulam, where a 16-year-old girl gave birth to a child, fathered by a 12-year-old boy.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:48 PM IST