YEMEN Press Agency

Hodeidah local authority condemns rape of child in Hays district

HODIEDAH, July 22 (YPA) – The local authority in Hodeidah province condemned the rape of a child in Hays district by a mercenary of aggression.

The local authority said in a statement that the called Numan Saeed Abdo Salem had raped his stepdaughter, who is not more than seven years old.

The statement pointed out that the repetition of such crimes in the occupied parts of the province is clear evidence of the objectives of criminal aggression.

The statement drew attention to the detention of the assaulted girl and her family by the mercenaries after her aid to the hospital and trying to pressure them to give up the case, which received great public discontent in the district.