A 12-year-old Kerala boy shocked everyone when he became the youngest father in India. He has become the father, after getting into a relationship with his 17-year-old cousin.
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Initially, the potency of the boy was being questioned because of his age, but the DNA report and the potency test showed that the boy is the father of the baby. The incident came to light when the girl complained of stomach pain and she was taken to the hospital. The family, unaware of the girl’s pregnancy were told about it by the doctors.
According to the police, the boy and the girl were cousins living in the same house, after the girl and her mother were abandoned by her father. Initially, a case was registered against the boy as per the girl’s complaint. The girl had accused the boy of raping her. Later, when the boy complained, Police has registered a case against the girl as well under POSCO Act (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences).
Police got aware of the incident when the girl delivered a baby four months ago. The hospital informed the CWC which then informed the police.
Dr. P.K Jabbar, the Head of the Endocrinology Department of Thiruvananthapuram’s Medical College Hospital, guessed that the 12 year-old has precocious puberty in which children attain puberty at an early age.
The newborn baby and the girl are living with her mother in a house next to the boy’s house. The Child Welfare Committee is counseling the girl and boy.