Nine arrested in UP for forcibly trying to get minor rape victim marriedtext_fields
Banda : Nine people in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district have been arrested for trying to forcibly marry the 11-year-old victim after kidnapping her.
Superintendent of Police (SP), Abhinandan, said that the girl was allegedly kidnapped on June 30 and a case was registered against a 19-year-old Sahil.
Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the house of one Anwar on Tuesday evening and found the family and relatives of the accused preparing to forcibly get the girl married to Sahil.
The girl, in her statement, accused Sahil of raping her and alleged that eight others were planning to get her married forcibly, the SP said.
Besides Sahil, all the eight people allegedly involved with the case have been arrested, the police said.
IANS with superficial edits