A minor woman was allegedly forcibly married by her mom to the latter’s 28-year-old lover and she or he additionally pressured the teenager sufferer to have sexual relations with him in Pune in Maharashtra, a police official stated on Friday.
The 36-year-old lady and her 28-year-old lover have been arrested below provisions of the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Prohibition of Little one Marriage Act, he stated.
“The incident got here to mild when the 15-year-old sufferer narrated her ordeal to a classmate and a lady social employee was alerted. The person is a distant relative and stayed with the accused lady,” the Chandannagar police station official stated.
“The girl instructed the woman she would commit suicide if the latter didn’t conform to the wedding. On November 6, the teenager woman was married off to the person in a temple in Ahmednagar. The person forcibly established sexual relations together with her. Additional probe into the case is underway,” he added.
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