Minor girl raped after her father sold her for Rs 4 lakh

In a sensational incident, a minor girl was sold by his own parents for 4 lakh rupees to a man from Rajasthan. The girl was taken to Udaipur, Rajasthan for marriage where she was rescued from Ujjain by the Police. Her parents allegedly married her off on November 24 to a man and came back to Ujjain.

Superintendent of Police said “The man raped the girl and told her that her parents had sold her for Rs 4 lakh. On December 8, the girl asked him to take her to Ujjain to see her parents for one last time, following which the man brought her to Ujjain.”

Police has arrested 4 persons including the minor’s father under section 370 (a) (exploitation of trafficked person), 372 (2) (selling minor for purpose of prostitution) and 376 (rape) of IPC and under relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and the girl has been sent for counseling.

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