Child mo­lesta­tion.

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An 85-year-old man from a ru­ral part of western Fthi­otida, cen­tral Greece, stands ac­cused of sex­u­ally abus­ing his 60-year-old girl­friend’s 5-year-old grand­daugh­ter, who lived with the cou­ple. The man was ar­rested af­ter doc­tors ques­tioned the child, who had been taken to a hos­pi­tal in the town of Lamia by the cou­ple af­ter com­plain­ing of pain in her gen­i­tal area. A psy­chol­o­gist who ex­am­ined the girl said there was ev­i­dence that she had been the vic­tim of abuse in re­cent months, though a gy­ne­col­o­gist could not con­firm al­le­ga­tions of forced in­ter­course. The 5-year-old has been trans­ferred to a hos­pi­tal in Athens where she will un­dergo fur­ther ex­am­i­na­tion.

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