46-year-old school teacher arrested for forcibly marrying 19-year-old

Her parents, who forced her to marry the man for alleged financial gains, have also been booked in the case

pune Updated: Apr 23, 2018 15:49 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Pune,Crime,Sanghvi
Uttam Vitthal Kale, 46, a teacher at a zilla parishad school, was arrested by Sanghvi police for forcibly marrying a 19-year-old girl.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

Uttam Vitthal Kale, 46, a teacher at a zilla parishad school, was arrested by Sanghvi police for forcibly marrying a 19-year-old girl. When the girl first met him, on the day of their engagement, she learned that he is a 46-year-old man and resisted the wedding. However, on March 22, she was forcibly married to the man who, she said in her complaint, was already married and was a father to a teenage daughter. However, the teacher wanted to marry again to have a son.

The 19-year-old woman has filed a case against him as well as 14 others. Police sub inspector MT Shinde of Sanghvi police station is investigating the case. Her parents, who forced her to marry the man for alleged financial gains, have also been booked in the case. They threatened to send her back to him even after she was rescued and sent home by Osmanabad police.

First Published: Apr 23, 2018 15:49 IST