Girl, 3, raped in Saudi: 5 arrested

Victim in coma as three men and two women are held

22 Gulf News

Manama: Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested five people in connection with the rape of a three-year-old girl. The suspects, three men and two women, were apprehended in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, the police spokesman for the local police, Nawaf Al Bouq, said.

The case has been referred to the investigation commission and to the public prosecution, he said, local Arabic daily Okaz reported.

A private hospital had alerted the police about finding the girl in front of the front gate. The victim had bruises and bore traces of violence on her body and was bleeding in the vagina, the daily said. Her clothes were torn. The police launched a wide manhunt and were able to arrest the suspects who were remanded in custody pending the investigation.

Mohammad Ali, the hospital manager, told the daily that they received the girl at around 10pm on September 13 after she was found in front of the main gate. He added that she was suffering from physical violence and bleeding that indicated that she had been abused. “She has been in coma since then,” he said.

An eyewitness, Abdullah Mohammad Nasser, said that he was at the hospital that day and he saw a car dump the girl at the front gate before speeding away. The victim was screaming from the pain and then lapsed into a coma, he said.

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  • Hatim

    31-Oct-2013 10:03

    This is really very very painful ...The accused should think before doing this type of havoc acts on a very small child and that too two women are also involved that raises doubts on credibility of women as well. May Allah recover baby girl as soon as possible and give hardest punishment to those accused.

  • skumar

    31-Oct-2013 09:24

    it is heart breaking news , i believe Saudi law will give worthy punishment

  • Abdul Rahman

    31-Oct-2013 09:20

    May Allah give courage and help the innocent girl recover soon.... Ameen No doubt those animals deserve a Capital punishment.... I am sorry Human Rights but these sort of behavior is inhuman and they don't deserve any mercy... Very sad indeed!

  • Laurence

    31-Oct-2013 08:58

    How cruel! I just can't imagine a baby being abused like that? This is totally an act below civility. I literally vomited trying to conjure the agony this child is going through! God bless her....Oh Allah, blessed be this poor little girl..take all her pain & sufferings!

  • Jeffrey fernaz

    31-Oct-2013 08:55

    Please Hang them all...!

  • Sofia

    31-Oct-2013 08:46

    What a shame for the entire humanity! people found guilty of this act should be given a punishment that the rest of the world would remember till death. Honestly the only way to curb this inhumane act is extreme punishments. These men are worse than animals. I feel terrible for that little soul and pray she recovers soon, In Sha Allah!

  • Rejani

    31-Oct-2013 08:34

    What violence can you do on a 3-year old baby ?? What must that baby feel and understand ?? So horrific..

  • Mohammed Akbar

    31-Oct-2013 08:34

    Allah help the innocence girl. No mercy. Guilty should be hanged.

  • Raj

    31-Oct-2013 08:31

    How terrible it is to witness such an incident. The screaming of that little girl echoing and Oh Lord please help this little girl and let this not happen to anyone in the world, children are our assets and future, protect them...

  • Jamal

    31-Oct-2013 08:29

    i can't call those animals as animals don't do such thing. Capital punishment in public is the least what they deserved!

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This is really very very painful ...The accused should think before doing this type of havoc acts on a very small child and that too two women are also involved that raises doubts on credibility of women as well. May Allah recover baby girl as soon as possible and give hardest punishment to those accused.

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