Rape Accused Marries Victim In Odisha Jail


Baripada : An undertrial prisoner married the girl he was accused of ‘raping’, at Karanjia Sub-Jail premises in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Saturday.

A resident of Saripada village under Jharpokharia police limits in the district, Kumar Hembrum was lodged in the jail on charges of kidnap and rape.

The marriage was solemnised in the presence of local Sub-Register, Jail Superintendent, legal counsel and family members of both the accused and the victim.

Jail superintendent said, a registered marriage was arranged following the order of the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge.


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