In a bone-chilling incident that has once again exposed the poor state of women rights in the country, a minor abduction was caught on camera where two men were seen trying to abduct a minor and thrashing her family members in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district. The incident took place on September 12.

In the video, it can be seen that two men are trying to forcibly grab the girl, taking away from her family members. When the family members tried to protect the girl, the accused men can be seen brutally beating up the family members.

According to reports, the case pertains to a marital dispute. The man seen in the video is actually the husband of the girl, who is not 18-years old, is being forcibly taken away. The girl was being abducted against her and the family’s will.

Sources have revealed that mother of the girl wanted that the girl should be at least 18 years of age, before she gets married. The victim’s mother pleaded that the girl was not 18 years of age and was still a minor.

After the family failed to protect the girl, they later approached the police which has started the probe in the case. The police have arrested two people who were trying to abduct the people in broad daylight.

Probing the case, the two accused people arrested in this case have now been sent to judicial custody and the investigation in the case is underway. The police is also trying to assess the role of girl’s father, who is being assumed as promoting the child marriage.

Earlier on September 24, a girl committed suicide after allegedly being stalked by a youth. The incident took in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh.

Speaking on the incident, victim’s father said the accused used to regularly stalk her daughter on her way to school.

First Published | 25 September 2017 3:08 PM
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