A woman and her son have been arrested after the son raped his two young cousins living with them, leading to the death of one of the girls.
5-year-old Kadijah M. Saccoh and her sister were living with their aunt and her son in her home in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Kadijah’s parents were living apart. The father, Congolese Saccoh, is living in the U.S. and had been trying to take Kadijah, a U.S. citizen, with him to the U.S. but couldn’t because a Judge prevented him from doing so as the mother was not in support.
Kadijah and her sister remained with their aunt, who is the elder sister of Kadijah’s mum.
Unfortunately, the aunt’s son began raping Kadijah’s elder sister, aged 8, and Kadijah, aged 5.
Reports claim that when the aunt found out her son had raped Kadijah’s sister, she hid it from the children’s parents and treated the girl herself.
Her son then raped Kadijah and she hid that too and tried treating the girl. Unfortunately, Kadijah died and the aunt tried to bury her hurriedly.