Teenager raped in Brazil
A young woman raped by three men had to undergo reconstructive surgery at the Maternal and Child Hospital, Boa Vista, Brazil.
The rape occurred early Thursday morning at the headquarters of the Municipality of Alto Alegre, Boa Vista, Roraima, Brasil and shocked the population of that city as well as police and medical staff who assisted the victim. The victim is 17. Three men, one a minor, are assisting with investigations.
* The case came to the attention of the Folha Newspaper, Boa Vista, Brasil on Thursday morning last and they immediately contacted the director of the Criminal Police Department of the Interior (DPJI). Delegate John Luciano de Rezende in Boa Vista, Roraima, Brasil, by phone, who claimed that he spoke with the chief of Alto Alegre, Boa Vista, Douglas Gabriel Cruz.
“The Investigating Sheriff stated that the delegation began its efforts with the support of servers on duty to locate the accused and to identify possible witnesses who could contribute to the elucidation of the crime.
According to John Luciano, three influential men in the locality where the crime occurred, one a minor, were already in the hands of police, suspected of committing the crime.
“We can only disclose this after the victim makes the photographic identification. Now she is under medical care.”
The victim’s mother, a labourer, 44, said, “My daughter left home around 17:30 [on the said day] in the company of a friend, also a minor, without saying where they were going. I spent part of the morning waiting for her return.
“At 4 that day, a young man in an ambulance was at our house and said that my daughter was in serious condition, but, did not say why, only that I should go to the local hospital.”
The lady also related on arrival, she almost fainted at seeing her daughter in that state. “She seemed very drunk, could not open her eyes, crying a lot and was also very pale. The doctor there said she had lost much blood and had probably been raped, “she added.
The maternity ward told the girl’s mother that the damage done to her daughter was like that as a woman who has vaginal delivery without the needed surgical incision.