Jaipur: A 15- year- old girl in Rajasthans Jhunjhunu district has alleged that she was sold off by her mother to a man for Rs 2.15 lakh, who raped her and kept her in illegal confinement for several days, the police said on Wednesday. The girl so
mehow escaped and narrated her story to her grandfather, following which a case was registered against the mother and two men on Tuesday. All the three are absconding.
According to the police, the incident took place in Guda Gaud Ji area of the district, some 170 km from state capital Jaipur. ” The woman took the girl, who studies in Class Six, to market on pretext of buying clothes for her June 24. She took her to a nearby place where the two men, who have been identified by the girl as Ashok and Mohanlal, lived,” a police officer told IANS. He added that they gagged the girl and took her to a temple situated on nearby hills. ” The girl says that Ashok forced her to go round a fire in the temple as a marriage ritual and told her that she is his wife,” the officer added. The girl was then repeatedly raped by Ashok. During her stay with Ashok, he told her he had bought her for Rs 2.15 lakh.
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