Step-father accused of abusing three step-daughters

A Lhaviyani Naifaru man has been accused by his wife of abusing her three daughters, aged three, eight and nine.

Speaking to Sun Online on her way back to her home island, the woman recounted how she confronted her husband when she found him kneeling naked in front of her sleeping daughters one night, but he had denied the accusations.

However upon questioning her daughters she came to know the abuse has been going for the duration of their three-month old marriage, prompting her to flee to Male’ and report the abuse to police.

Doctors have confirmed that the three girls sustained varying levels of injuries in the abuse, she said, while the three-year-old is suffering urinary problems because of the abuse.

Read full story here (in Dhivehi).