In the eastern Indian state of Odisha, a 17-year-old man was arrested by police after he “changed” a 55-year-old man who met his wife in another area, local media reported.
According to Hindustan Times, The teenager married a 26-year-old woman in July this year, and four weeks later they decided to move to Rajasthan, where the young man got a job in a brick factory.
Defendant returned to his hometown alone after several months, but was stopped by his wife’s parents. When asked where she was, the young man said the woman had fled with an unknown address.
The parents returned to the police and after a thorough investigation found that the young man had sold his wife for 1,80,000 rupees (about $ 2,400). Skills.
“In August, the couple went to Rajasthan via Raipur and Jhansi to work in a brick kiln. However, a few days after his new job, the 17-year-old sold his wife to a 55-year-old man from Baron County for ₹ 1.8 lakh., Said Munda feather, Inspector in charge of the case.
Balangir district officials came to Rajasthan to send the woman back to her parents, but the villagers confronted the authorities as they knew the woman had been “bought”.
“I was able to bring her home with great difficulty.”Munda mentioned.
The 17-year-old, on the other hand, was tried in juvenile court last Friday and sent to a juvenile correctional facility.
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