Two-year old baby raped by her uncle found dead in Myanmar
A two-year old girl from Kalakone village, Einme Township, has died after being raped by her uncle on February 5, sources said.
The incident is believed to have taken place when the girl’s grandfather went to a football match in nearby village and arrived back at his home around 10pm.
The baby and her aunt slept under a mosquito net and the grandfather slept under another mosquito net nearby.
The aunt woke up around 4am the following morning and found her niece’s body cold and lifeless.
They found injuries to the baby’s left forehead, left cheek and blood in her vagina when they checked the body. The dead baby’s parents are working in Thailand.
When the grandfather asked his daughter about the incident she said her husband, Moe Kyaw, took the girl saying he would take her to her grandfather.
He arrived back late at night and said the child was sleeping and left her in the bed. He sat outside and disappeared when the girl was found dead. His wife lodged a complaint against him at Lukaungkyun police station.
“The suspect is at large and the police are after him. According to the initial investigation, the rape happened as they thought she will be safe in his hands. We have asked for help from other police stations to arrest him,” said Police Sub-Inspector Kan Min.