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Maharashtra: Man Marries, Rapes 17-Year-Old Niece; Case Filed

Police in Thane, Maharashtra, have registered a case against a 23-year-old man from Jalna for marrying his minor niece two years ago. The girl, now 17 and pregnant, filed a complaint. The FIR, under the POCSO Act and Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, also implicates his brother and the victim’s father.

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