Two brothers in their 40s have been arrested today for allegedly raping their niece for the last 10 years, the police said, adding that the woman's ordeal began when she was just 13 years old.
A Porvorim police officer said the woman is now 23 year old. The woman who lived in a joint family in Verem village finally mustered up the courage to speak up, the police said. The abuse continued until recently, they added.
A case has been registered against the accused under sections that deal with rape, assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person.
Further investigation is underway, the police said.