A 15-Year-old Odissa girl sold to Haryanvi man for just 2 Lakh

A 15-Year-old Odissa girl sold to Haryanvi man for just 2 Lakh

A case was filed where a 15-year-old girl was sold by her uncle for 2 lakh and then got married to a man twice her age. The case got filed after the girl jumped from the first floor of a house in Harayana. Neighbours saw her and informed the police.

After the investigation, police said that the 15-year-old girl is from Odisha. She was brought to Bhiwani by her uncle who sold her for 2 lakh to Sandeep. She was then forcibly married off to a man twice her age who kept her illegally inside his house.

A case has been registered under Children from Sexual Offence Act, Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and the Scheduled Castes and Tribes Act, said police. They further added that they have arrested Sandeep and his mother for the crime they have committed.

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