Justice for Victoria: Toddler testifies in Myanmar 'nursery rape' case

Justice for Victoria: Toddler testifies in Myanmar ‘nursery rape’ case



Protesters hold signs during a march demanding justice for a child rape case, in YangonPicture copyright
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There have been widespread protests calling for justice for the lady

A 3-year-old lady who it’s alleged was raped at her nursery in Myanmar has given proof by way of video hyperlink at a trial within the capital, Nay Pyi Taw.

The case of the toddler, who by regulation can’t be named, has triggered outrage within the nation. Campaigners have given her the title “Victoria”.

Police say the assault came about in Might. A faculty worker is below arrest charged with raping her.

However DNA proof has been inconclusive and nursery workers dispute it was him.

Police say a medical examination carried out after Victoria’s mom had observed her accidents and brought her to hospital confirmed the lady had been sexually assaulted.

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There have been widespread protests calling for justice for Victoria and for wider motion to arrest an alarming rise in reported sexual assault, significantly in the direction of kids.

Myanmar (additionally referred to as Burma) continues to be a predominantly rural nation and in some communities village elders oversee complaints – the alleged sufferer may even be inspired to marry her attacker.

Male rape isn’t even a recognised crime.


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