A seven-year-old lady was allegedly offered for Rs 4.50 lakh to be married off to a middle-aged man in Rajasthan’s Dholpur district, police mentioned.
The household of Bhupal Singh, 38, had “bought” the lady from her father after paying Rs 4.50 lakh. Singh allegedly married the lady on May 21, they mentioned on Tuesday.
The alleged incident passed off within the district’s Mania space.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the accused’s household had settled within the village after some members served time in jail in a homicide case in Madhya Pradesh, the police mentioned.
Superintendent of Police (Dholpur) Manoj Kumar mentioned data was acquired on Tuesday in regards to the lady being “purchased” and married off to a middle-aged man.
A workforce led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mania) Deepak Khandelwal raided a home from the place the lady was recovered. She had henna drawn on her arms and ankles.
Mr Khandelwal mentioned Singh’s relations confessed to “shopping for” the lady after paying Rs 4.50 lakh to her father.
A case has been registered and knowledge is being gathered about who and the way many individuals have been concerned within the act following which additional motion might be taken, the police mentioned.