Hollow: she becomes pregnant at 14, her 56-year-old brother-in-law sentenced to 10 years in prison for rape

It is in a sheepfold that the facts would occur. A 56-year-old Creusois, accused of having raped the sister of his company when she was a minor, was sentenced this Wednesday to 10 years of criminal imprisonment before the assize court of the department, we informed the prosecution. .

This sheep farmer, tried since Monday, September 19, also received 20,000 euros in damages. At the helm, the accused admitted to sexual intercourse but consented: “She said that I was the man of her life but I was drunk so I gave in to her advances,” he said.

The investigation had also revealed that he was the father of the child of the young woman, who became pregnant when she was only 14 years old. The young girl had become closer to her attacker, married to her sister, on the death of her father.

“A teaser”, according to him

The first assaults, ranging from caresses to sexual relations, began when she was only 12 years old, sometimes even in the sheepfold. Falling pregnant two years later, she undergoes a denial of pregnancy and becomes aware of it only after four and a half months.

Placed in a home after giving birth, she becomes aware of the influence of her brother-in-law and the non-consensual nature of this relationship. She decides to put an end to it and file a complaint. But the man threatens her, insults her publicly and distributes photos of the naked girl in her high school.

In detention for almost three years in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, the fifties is a favorite qualifier of his sister-in-law “a seductive”. A defense supported by several testimonies from the family of the accused. The victim’s family members said they did not see or hear anything. Thursday, the Advocate General had requested twelve years of imprisonment.

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