An eight-year-old girl was raped yesterday in Rhodes. Medical examination confirmed the presence of genital trauma. An investigation is underway and a search for the culprit is underway.
Terror reigns among the inhabitants of Rhodes. The grandmother raising her granddaughter cries constantly. Her daughter, the victim’s mother, has been temporarily deprived of parental rights, and the girl is under the care of her grandmother. The family has three more children, the baby’s brothers – 13 years old, 12 years old and five months old.
While the person who committed the vile crime is unknown, his name is not indicated in the complaint. The police are conducting a preliminary investigation, which has been ordered by the prosecutor.
The grandmother describes the family environment as unstable, the children are step-by-step, from different fathers. “I cry in the morning,” she says and says:
“My daughter has 4 children from different husbands. The father of an 8-year-old child is on ships, he does not have enough time. He is not divorcing my daughter. He wants her, but she’s contacted someone. He was always a weird kid. He calls on the phone, and the girl is happy when she talks to him. God still gives me the opportunity to raise them (children). Now the rape has happened, I don’t know who did it. “
All persons who had contact with the girl are under investigation. The girl is being treated at an institution on the island, next to her is a pediatrician and a social worker. The prosecutor’s office has banned any contact of relatives with the child. Panagiotisu Kotretsu, who carried out the forensic medical examination, confirmed the fact of the rape and recorded the injuries sustained during this.