14-year-old victim of sexual abuse gives birth to second child

A 14 year old girl has been taken in by the authorities after she gave birth to her second child. She had reportedly given birth just two years earlier at the of age 12.

Haveeru reported that police and other relevant authorities came to know of the girl after a report surfaced that she was being sexually abused and then blackmailed.

Police have arrested a 53-year-old man in relation to the case.

According to local media, Police have handed care of the girl to the Gender Ministry and both her children are under the state’s care.