Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.


Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence


Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

Mumbai Woman 'Marries' 17-year-old Youth, Held for Sexual Abuse

The police complaint filed by the youth's mother alleged that the woman had "enticed" her son. The "marriage" took place on November 8, 2017.


Updated:November 30, 2018, 4:28 PM IST

New Delhi: A 22-year-old mother has been arrested for sexually assaulting her 17-year-old 'husband', even as she repeatedly claimed that their relationship was consensual and the couple has a five-month-old daughter from the relationship.

The woman, who was apprehended under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, has moved the court for bail. She was earlier allowed to keep her daughter with her in Byculla jail.

According to a report in The Times of India, the police complaint filed by the youth's mother alleged that the woman had "enticed" her son. The "marriage" took place on November 8, 2017.

In her December 2017 statement, the mother said on November 23, the woman had come to her residence accompanied by her parents and brother.

The report, quoting the youth's mother, stated the woman claimed that she had married her son and would now reside in the house. When she and her husband opposed this, the woman abused them and threatened to harm herself. She said after the woman left, her son too left home and refused to return. She claimed the woman was married twice and divorced.

She further stated that her son and the woman had been in contact for two years and ever since, his behaviour had changed. The mother alleged that her son had informed her and his father that the woman had been threatening to commit suicide if he stopped meeting her.

She claimed the woman had attempted suicide by pouring kerosene over herself and drinking a disinfectant. This, she claimed had caused mental stress to her son who failed his Class X exam.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

| Edited by: Sumedha Kirti
Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch


Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results