Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh:
A 22-year-old man was booked beneath fees of rape after he was discovered to have married a minor woman, police stated on Sunday.
Circle officer of Aurai Umeshwar Prabhat Singh stated that Suraj, a resident of Raimalpur village, had on March 12 kidnapped a 16-year-old woman.
Her household after on the lookout for her extensively got here to know their the woman was dwelling at Suraj’s home and the 2 had obtained “married.” When her father went to satisfy her, he was threatened and chased away by Suraj, the CO stated.
On the criticism of the woman’s father, a case was registered in opposition to Suraj for rape, prison intimidation, and beneath sections of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, the CO stated.
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