Cyprus Mail

Sexual abuse family remains in custody

Limassol court

Police have reportedly added three more cases to four under investigation against a family suspected of raping and sexually assaulting underage relatives in Limassol between 1992 and 2002.

The four suspects, a 63-year-old man, his ex eife, 64, and two sons, aged 36 and 37, were remanded in custody for a further eights days on Thursday during a hearing held behind closed doors.

The four suspects are suspected of sexually assaulting and abusing four girls and a boy, from 1992 to 2002.

The alleged victims are the children of the 64-year-old woman’s two brothers. The two girls – now 29 and 34 – and boy – now 27 – are siblings, while the fourth victim is the daughter of the second brother.

All four cousins are believed to have suffered sexual abuse in the hands of their aunt, uncle and their two sons.

Reports said on Thursday that police were looking into three new complaints against he 63-year-old alleging that he had raped a boy, 16, and indecently assaulting two girls, nine and 13.

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