A minor lady was allegedly forcibly married by her mom to the latter’s 28-year-old lover and she or he additionally compelled the teenager sufferer to have sexual relations with him in Pune in Maharashtra, a police official mentioned on Friday.
The 36-year-old lady and her 28-year-old lover have been arrested underneath provisions of the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Prohibition of Youngster Marriage Act, he mentioned.
“The incident got here to gentle 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 mentioned.
“The girl advised the lady she would commit suicide if the latter didn’t comply with the wedding. On November 6, the teenager lady was married off to the person in a temple in Ahmednagar. The person forcibly established sexual relations along with her. Additional probe into the case is underway,” he added.
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