14-year married was raped by husband multiple times

Npnews24 online: Girl married at the age of 14 to middle-aged man, was locked, beaten and raped by her husband multiple times. Belonging to a poor family, Sukanya’s parents were convinced that getting her married off would solve their problems as well as meet her demand getting an education.

Sukanya’s in-laws promised her family that they will let her study and will not force her to copulate with her husband until she came of age.’’ I was in class VII when my grandmother fixed this marriage. My parents are not living together and so I was living with my grandmother, who married me off as her financial condition was weak.

Although they promised not to force me into physical relation with my husband until I came of age, I was raped multiple times by my husband. If I refused, he would beat me up.’’. Her husband was married twice before and both girls were minors.

Soon after, with courage she informed her uncle and he admitted her to hospital. Sukanya was rescued from her in-laws and approached Pimpri Police Stations. Her in-laws have been booked for rape and physical assault under section 376,323 and 326 of the Indian penal code and child marriage act, POCSO Act, and Juvenile Justice Act.

Sukyana who was married at the age of 14 in a temple in Latur, her in-law brought her to pune where they stay in Bibewadi.

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