Five men aged between 21 and 23 years old, were arrested on Wednesday charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a campground on the Argentine Atlantic coast, the country’s prosecutor’s office said.
According to the authorities of this country, the attack occurred during the celebrations for the New Year in a beach camp located in the town of Miramar, 450 km south of Buenos Aires.
Young people are charged with the crime of “sexual abuse with aggravated carnal access” against a minor, which provides penalties of between 8 and 20 years in prison.
The attack occurred during the celebrations for the New Year in a beach camp located in the town of Miramar, 450 km south of Buenos Aires.
There the five youngsters were vacationing together, as well as the adolescent who had attended with her parents to spend the holidays at the end of the year and was staying in a bungalow on the same property.
During the early hours of January 1 and after losing sight of her, the mother began looking for her daughter until she found her in a tent next to the five alleged attackers.
Other camps held in place the men who were arrested by the police. Experts determined that she had been raped and all five were charged for the crime. The results of psychological tests are waiting for the victim who must still testify to clarify what happened.
According to statistics from the Ministry of Security of the Nation, in 2017 there were 3,921 complaints of rape in Argentina, which represented a rate of 8.9 per 100,000 inhabitants.
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