Phuentsholing police have apprehended a 16-year-old boy for having a sexual relationship with his 15-year-old girlfriend. The suspect is a class IX student while the girlfriend is class VII student and studying in the same school in Phuentsholing.
The victim’s mother lodged a complaint with the police after she found out that her daughter was almost five months pregnant.
During the course of investigation, it was learned that, the suspect and the victim were seeing each other since July 2015. As per the statement of the girl to police, she stated that she had sexual intercourse with her boyfriend several times and they did not use any protection.
The boy said they had unprotected sex but he did not have any physical relation with her nor contacted her since April 2017.
Meanwhile, the victim was taken to hospital by police for medical examination. It was established that the victim is around eight months pregnant and due date is expected to be in mid November as per the ultrasound report.