Seven troopers jailed over horrific rape of 13-year-old indigenous woman leaving her ‘unable to stroll’ in Colombia

Seven soldiers jailed over horrific rape of 13-year-old indigenous girl leaving her ‘unable to walk’ in Colombia

SEVEN Colombian troopers resist 30 years in jail after the sickening gang-rape of a 13-year-old woman.

The servicemen admitted to the rape of the kid from the indigenous Embera tribe on June 21st.


Protesters condemned the actions of the seven troopers who resist 30 years in jail[/caption]

She had gone lacking from her rural reserve in Northern Colombia earlier than being discovered the subsequent day at a close-by faculty.

The military had been dispatched to implement lockdown measures to assist halt the unfold of coronavirus.

The chief of the Embera tribe, Juan de Dios Queragama, stated in an announcement that the woman had been taken to hospital after her stunning ordeal.

He stated: “It seems that some pals from (the agricultural settlement of) Santa Cecilia discovered her, as a result of her mom was on the lookout for her as she had been misplaced.

“When she went to search for her, she discovered the kid at her faculty. After they picked her up, the kid couldn’t stroll. 

“They took her on to the hospital and from the hospital they took her to forensic providers.”

The incident has shocked the nation and serves as the newest instance for campaigners towards sexual violence in the direction of indigenous girls in South America.

Demonstrators took to the streets over the weekend in a sit-in protest to sentence the vile actions of the military males.


Aida Quilcue is a human rights adviser on the Nationwide Indigenous Organisation of Colombia and believes that is removed from a one-off occasion.

She stated: “We all know that this isn’t an remoted situation, it’s structural. I need to repudiate this atrocious incontrovertible fact that goes towards the rights of ladies and of the indigenous peoples of Colombia.”

The nation’s lawyer common, Francisco Barbosa, stated the boys might obtain a sentence of between 16 and 30 years in jail after the troopers accepted the cost of “illegal sexual abuse of a minor beneath 14 years outdated,” the age of consent in Columbia.

Colombia’s vice-president, Marta Lucia Ramirez, demanded swift justice to the accused.

She tweeted: “Colombia should be cruel with sexual abusers of minors, adolescents and girls. Our solidarity with the woman and her household.”

The grotesque crime has introduced consideration to a disturbing sample of violence towards girls, particularly since lockdown started on March 20th.

Colombia has seen 110 girls or ladies killed in 2020, with 50 occurring throughout the pandemic.


Many campaigners argue there’s a structural situation in Colombia with regards to retaining girls secure from violence[/caption]

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