Woman`s `hubby` turns out to be female!

Last Updated: Friday, December 17, 2010 - 18:52

Rourkela: It took more than six
months for 27-year-old Minati Khatua here in Rourkela to
realise that she had married a woman and not a man.

But when she realised, her `husband` had by then vanished
with a car and a jeep bought with loans taken from a bank in
her name.

Minati on Friday lodged a complaint with the local police
which registered it as a case of cheating and was probing the
matter.

The police said that Minati married Sitakant Routray, a
frequent visitor to her sister`s house at Golghar here where
she was staying, in a temple and the next day their marriage
was registered before a notary.

Though the two stayed together, there was no physical
relation between them as the fraudster convinced her that he
was observing a special `brata` for six months after which a
puja would be performed at Jagannath temple in Puri.

After two months, the couple visited Minati`s native
village in Cuttack district where her relatives grew
suspicious of him and told her about this. Minati subsequently
found out that Sitakant was a woman posing as a man.

PTI



First Published: Friday, December 17, 2010 - 18:52

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