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UP: Man arrested minutes before his marriage after pregnant lover dies

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 December 2020, 14:29 IST

A man was taken into police custody moments ahead of his marrage on charges of sexually exploiting a woman and forcing her to take abortion pills when she became pregnant.

The woman lost her life on Tuesday at a hospital in Meerut after she was given an abortion pills by the accused.


"The woman was in a relationship with the man, who was sexually exploiting her on the pretext of marriage. Her condition deteriorated after she was given abortion pills. She was referred to a Meerut hospital where she died during treatment. She was five months' pregnant", Santosh Kumar Singh, SSP of Bulandshahr said.

Furthermore, SSP Santosh Kumar Singh stated that on the basis of a complaint filed by the woman's family, the accused, identified as Rahul was arrested just before his wedding procession started.

The accused has been booked under IPC section 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) at the Khanpur police station of Bulandshahr.

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First published: 9 December 2020, 14:29 IST
 
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