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UP: 24-yr-old woman raped by youth on pretext of marriage

PTI
Published : Feb 16, 2018, 11:12 am IST
Updated : Feb 16, 2018, 11:37 am IST

'The girl has established contact with the accused through Facebook,' police official said, and accused demanded Rs 5 lakh for marrying her.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim, on Feb 12 she was taken to a hotel by the accused where she was allegedly raped several times on pretext of marriage. (Photo: Representational | File)
 According to the complaint lodged by the victim, on Feb 12 she was taken to a hotel by the accused where she was allegedly raped several times on pretext of marriage. (Photo: Representational | File)

Muzaffarnagar: A 24-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a youth on pretext of marriage in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Friday.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim, on Feb 12 she was taken to a hotel by the accused where she was allegedly raped several times on pretext of marriage.

"The girl has established contact with the accused through Facebook," a police official said, adding that the accused later demanded Rs 5 lakh from the victim for marrying her.

A case has been registered in the matter and investigation was underway, police said.

Tags: rape, false marriage promise, crime, facebook
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar