August 19, 2016
Delhi police has arrested eight people for selling a minor girl ten times in the villages of Haryana and Punjab in last ten years for marriage, and later sexually assaulted.
A month long investigation revealed that the girl was abducted at the age of 12 from the north east part of Delhi by a couple and was sold in Ambala for 12,000 for the first time.
Those arrested included the couple – Ranju and her husband Shyam Sunder – who had kidnapped her when she was 12 year old girl when was going to meet her sister at Janta Colony on July 2, 2006, and taken her to Ambala where they sold her to another woman Babli for Rs 12,000.
In the next ten years the girl was sold nine times to different persons and raped by many men and had two children out of a wedlock with a man thrice her age and widowed after which she was thrown out of her husband’s home in Sangruru in Punjab.