12-year-old girl gets married two times, opens up when she gets pregnant
12-year-old girl gets married two times, opens up when she gets pregnant

Dehradun: A very shocking case has come to light from Uttarakhand, about which everyone is shocked to know about it. A 12-year-old minor girl was married twice each at Dharchula under Pithoragarh district of the state. The matter came to light when the 12-year-old girl became pregnant.  

After the case came to light, the police have intensified preparations for action against the accused. Recently, the child development department had received information about a minor girl being pregnant. The police registered a case under Section 376 of the IPC, pocso act and prohibition of child marriage act against the accused youth in the case. On Sunday, the police arrested the accused. According to information, the minor has a mother, stepfather and eight siblings in the family.

In June 2021, at the tender age of 12, she had her first marriage with a man from Dharchula. Fed up with her husband's beating,  she returned to her maternal uncle a few days later. Six months later, in December 2021, the victim's mother again married the girl to 36-year-old Deepak Kumar of Berinag, who was three times older. According to police, the teenager is now two months pregnant.

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