Two girls seek police protection fearing life threat

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013 - 19:32

Faridabad (Haryana): Fearing threat to their lives from their families, two girls in two different cases in Faridabad district have appealed in court to provide them with police protection after they eloped and married their lovers, police said on Friday.
Family members of a girl had registered a complaint that a person, identified as Ravi, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, lured their 15-year-old daughter on the pretext of marriage and eloped with her, police said.

On her recovery, a medical test was conducted which showed her age to be 18 years, police said, adding that the girl admitted to have married Ravi at an Arya Samaj mandir in Delhi on her own will.

In another case, father of a girl had made a similar complaint that Mohan, a youth hailing from the district, kidnapped their 13-year-old daughter and forcibly married her, they said.

Later, in a medical test she was also proved to be a major.

Both the girls have now appealed in the court to provide them with police protection as they feared threat to their lives from their families, police added.

PTI



First Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 - 19:32

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