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Girl pawned by her father for Rs 1,200 in Ujjain

An 11-year-old girl was pawned off by her father for a mere Rs 1,200 in the ancient temple town of Ujjain.

india Updated: May 12, 2006 04:09 IST
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An 11-year-old girl was pawned off by her father for a mere Rs 1,200 in the ancient temple town of Ujjain.

Roshan Sathia, from the Sathi community, residing in Juna Mill locality lodged a missing person's report a month ago. Even as a police investigation was underway, some relatives turned up with the victim on Thursday afternoon at her home and the matter was exposed.

"It was a family matter and has been settled, so no case was registered. Unfortunately, this particular community has a tradition of pawning off women," said Superintendent of Police G Janardan.