February 24, 2024


The daddy of the indigenous youngsters rescued in June after 40 days misplaced within the Colombian jungle has been charged this previous Saturday evening for allegedly sexually abusing his 13-year-old stepdaughter.

The Colombian Prosecutor’s Workplace has reported that the choose within the case has despatched Manuel Ranoque, father of the 2 youngest brothers, ages 1 and 4, and stepfather of the 2 sisters, ages 9 and 13, to jail, who has additionally rejected the fees, in accordance with a press release printed by the Prosecutor’s Workplace on his account on the X social community, previously often called Twitter.

Ranoque was arrested final Friday for crimes of “aggravated violent carnal entry” and “aggravated abusive sexual acts with youngsters beneath 14 years of age”, which he would have been committing for the reason that sufferer was 10 years outdated.

The investigation that has led to this case started after an interdisciplinary group handled the youngsters medically and psychologically after their rescue and detected a attainable case of sexual abuse.

Two weeks in the past, in accordance with the newspaper ‘El Tiempo’, officers from the Household Welfare Institute prohibited each Ranoque and his shut circle from every kind of contact with the little ones, additionally with out additional particulars.

The maternal grandfather, Narciso Mucutuy, had accused the youngsters’s father of beating their mom, Magdalena, who died within the airplane crash that led to the disappearance of the little ones.