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Dehradun: A school teacher in Chamoli, Uttarkhand rescued a girl who was allegedly married off to an older man for Rs 6,000. When the school reopened in February, the teacher noticed that the student was missing and decided to look for her.
The teacher went from door to door and questioned the people living in the area. After being confronted repeatedly, the 14-year-old girl's father confessed to marrying his daughter to an older man.casumo-casino-bonus-codes
The teenager was allegedly married off to a 32-year-old man for Rs 6,000 during the lockdown. For a year, the 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and tortured. The teacher told the teen's father about the repercussions of child marriage and managed to convince him to bring the girl back, The Times of India reported.guaranteed-nba-picks
On Monday, the girl went to the school with a mangalsutra and vermillion. The girl broke down and said, "My husband would beat me. He never treated me well. The girl added that she was married off during the lockdown.
On Monday, the girl appeared for her Class 8 examination and on Tuesday, she returned to her home. Reportedly, the girl's mother passed away a few years ago. Her elder sister was also married before she turned 18-years-old. A Child Welfare Committee official told the court, "This happens often in the hill districts of Uttarakhand. Poor people give away their daughters, most of whom are underage, for money. "