The mother of the 10-year-old girl, who had to leave the state of Ohio for an abortion after being raped by a 27-year-old man, said Thursday that she defends the rapist of his daughter.
His remarks in an interview with the Mexican television channel Telemundo shocked many people.
“Everything that people say about the rapist, they are lies,” she said.
Gerson Fuentes, the main suspect involved in the story, twice confessed to the prosecutor that he raped the daughter of 10 years after being arrested by police.
Fuentes, an irregular immigrant from Guatemala, is currently in jail, and his bail is set at $2 million.
According to the < em>New York Post, the mother did not wish to file a complaint with the authorities for the rape experienced by her young daughter.
The 10-year-old girl finally had an abortion in Indiana, the Neighboring state, where the rules are currently less strict than in Ohio, which prohibits abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.