A father and his teenage daughter in Spain have revealed they are in an incestuous relationship after authorities took their newborn baby into care, SIA informs quotinh the Daily Mail.
The 36-year-old father, and the 18-year-old daughter, from Mallorca, insist they are in a loving relationship and should be allowed to bring up the girl, who is also the man's granddaughter.
Incest is not against the law in Spain as long as it is between two consenting adults.
An 18-year-old girl, known only as Sara, who has gone public about the incestuous relationship with her father, 36, after they had a daughter together
But temporary custody of the child has been awarded to the state over concerns about the father's abusive relationship with his ex-wife, who is his daughter's mother.
Now the couple have gone public with their relationship and hope that they can have their baby returned to their care.
Speaking about how their relationship started, Cris told local newspaper, Cronica Balear: 'Our relationship started like they all do, with flirting, getting along and then trust.
'We may be father and daughter but she has never seen me as a parent because I am much more like a friend than a father figure.'
Before their baby was born, the daughter Sara, was allegedly told she would either have to give the child up for adoption or move away and raise the newborn alone.