In yet another bizarre incident of crimes against women and human trafficking, a minor girl was sold to a man who raped her for months.
What’s most unfortunate is that the 14-year-old girl was sold off to Babu by her parents for a sum of Rs. 50,000. Indore police have arrested the the man and a case has been registered against the girl’s parents for trafficking and also aiding in their daughter’s alleged rape.
The girl was locked in a room since June by the man Babu, who while claiming to be her husband. The incident came into light, after the girl managed to escape from the clutches of this man, to whom she was sold by her parents through close relatives.
“The matter was reported to us recently by the girl, after which we have lodged a case against the teenager’s parents, her alleged tormentor from Jhabua and some close relatives. Investigations have begun, but no arrests have yet been made in the matter,” Chandan Nagar police station in-charge Vinod Dixit said.