Kerala boy becomes father at 14, booked under POSCO act

Thiruvananthapuram: A 14-year-old boy from Kerala has develop right into a father, after begetting a toddler with a woman four years older than him, in Kochi, about 200 kms from proper right here.

Paternity assessments carried out on the eighth regular pupil has confirmed that he is the daddy of a two-month-old youngster lady, police talked about within the current day.

The 18-year-old lady is the boy's first cousin and there have been neighbours.

The girl had alleged that she had been raped by the boy following which a case has been registered in opposition to him, they talked about.

However, when questioned, the boy had blamed the girl for the connection and subsequently a case has been registered in opposition to the youthful mother, beneath half 7 (Sexual Assault) and eight (not decrease than three years which might lengthen to 5 years and prime quality) of the Security of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, police talked about.

"We produced the statements in court and on receiving proper legal directions we registered cases," Kalamassery Circle Inspector, S Jayakrishnan, who’s the investigating officer, talked about.

The boy, who was discovering out in a neighborhood school in Kochi, has been shifted to a unique place.

In response to State Crime Knowledge Bureau, 1570 crimes have been registered in opposition to youngsters in Kerala, along with 520 rape cases closing 12 months till July.

Along with, 1,156 cases have been registered closing 12 months beneath POCSO Act with Malappuram recording highest number of cases 138, Thiruvananthapuram Rural 111, Ernakulam Rural 96, and Kannur 86. In 2015, 1569 cases have been registered beneath POCSO Act.