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13-yr-old gives birth to a baby in Jamnagar, hospital alerts police about rape incident

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A 13-year-old in Jamnagar has given birth to a child sending the hospital and police authorities to investigate a rape that went unreported.

The 13-year-old from a village in Dhrol taluka came to the GG Hospital in Jamnagar with severe labour pains.

Dhrol police that was informed of the incident later nabbed one Anesh Bhuriya a farm labourer in Tarana Dhar area.

The teen who works at a farm was brought to the GG Hospital early on Tuesday morning. Officials said the mother and child are doing fine.

The hospital authorities found something suspicious when they realised that the patient was just 13 years old. They later informed the police who then also questioned the teen.

Police also checked the Aadhar card of the teen in which her date of birth was mentioned as January 1, 2007. Later the teen and her sister and brother-in-law told the police about what happened.

How the rape happened?

The teen said that seven months ago when she was working at a farm in Anandpar village in Dhrol, another farm labourer working in the nearby farm named Anesh Bhuriya raped her thrice. Later the teen fell pregnant.

Cops nabbed Anesh Bhuriya and booked him under the POCSO Act. The cops will also carry out a DNA test of the teen and her child.

 

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