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Teen convicted of repeatedly raping her younger sister when she was 7 | National


The Oral Criminal Court (TOP) has sentenced two years of a closed 16 year old teenager for the crime of rape against his younger sister, who at the time of the events was only 7 years old.

The events took place in Valparaíso, during the years 2016 and 2018, when the minor he would have repeatedly raped his sister in the room that they both shared at night, without anyone knowing.

The victim never spoke about what he was living.

The facts came to light when the youngest had a urinary tract infection, which involved being examined by doctors. The complaint was made by one of the hospital staff where the abuse was discovered.

Despite the seriousness of the facts, the court condemned the adolescent only two years in prison. The prosecutor, Alvaro Mancilla, clarified that the nature of the sentence is due to the fact that the perpetrator is a minor.

He pointed out that the maximum penalty, for any type of crime, is 5 years of closed regime. In this case, the young person must fulfill the sentence in closed scheme with reintegration programs.

Meanwhile, the young victim of these abuses is under psychological treatment. However, as stated in the investigation file, until the moment it was questioned, the minor did not perceive the connotation of the facts.

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