‘Lover’ sells Chhattisgarh girl in Haryana

September 22nd, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Raipur, Sep 22 (IANS) A team of police officials will be sent to Haryana for rescuing an 18-year-old woman who was sold by her “lover”, police said Monday.”We have registered an FIR (first information report) against Sujan Kumar of Orissa who had taken away the woman from her village on pretext of marriage and sold her to Rampal Singh at Haryana’s Hisar district,” B.L. Tirki, police officer posted at Dantewada’s Konta block, told IANS on phone.

He said the victim had managed to telephone her relatives in Dantewada last week and informed that her lover had sold her at village Matrora for about Rs.63,000.

The victim is from Kukanar village in Maoist infested Konta area of Dantewada district, some 500 km south of state capital Raipur.

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