Girl accuses 21-year-old man of rape

  • HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Aug 22, 2014 22:18 IST

A day after a minor girl alleged rape, an 18-year-old girl claimed that she was raped by a resident of Kharar resident on pretext of marriage for past one year.

Police officials said the accused Nivedu Sharma was known to the girl, for more than a year. The victim claimed that Nivedu and she got married in a temple at SAS Nagar a few months back.

But when the girl went to her 21-year-old's husband's home in SAS Nagar, he failed to acknowledge their relationship. Ironically, he claimed that he did not marry the victim.

The victim said," We got in touch about a year ago and eventually got close."

The woman even approached the women cell after Nivedu refused to acknowledge their relationship. The women cell conducted an inquiry and forwarded the complaint to the local police, after a medical confirmation.
A case of rape has been registered at the polcie station is Sector 39.

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