Indonesian teenager raped by her brother 8 times, jailed for abortion

AN INDONESIAN girl who was raped by her brother has been sentenced to six months in prison for having an abortion, police said on Sunday.

Both the girl, 15, and her 18-year-old brother were convicted by the District Court of Muara Bulian in Batanghari district in Jambi province, said Singgih Hermawan, deputy chief of the local police.The brother received a two-year prison sentence for having sex with a minor, Hermawan said.

Abortion is illegal in Indonesia, but is allowed in cases of rape, especially if the woman’s life is at risk.

Source: Indonesian teenager raped by her brother jailed for abortion | PerthNow