Minivan News 13th October 2008
A group of men who confessed to gang-raping a fourteen year old on Noonu atoll Holhudhoo last month have been released and have threatened the girl they will carry out a repeat attack.
Police say the release of the six men was due to a court order and have said the case is still under investigation. They refused to say where the men were being detained previously.
Islanders say five out of six of the perpetrators are back on the island and consistently harass and threaten the girl and her family.
The family, who now stay indoors for safety, have complained to the island office but no action has been taken.
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