The POCSO court docket had stated the accused’s bail software could be thought of provided that he marries the lady, the jail official stated.
An Odisha jail doubled as a venue for solemnisation of marriage when an inmate accused of rape tied the knot with the complainant following court docket orders, officers stated.
“Below Trial Prisoner Rajesh Singh (23) of Gurudijhatia space of the district married the rape survivor contained in the jail premises by exchanging garlands, after orders from a POCSO court docket and the DG (Prisons),” Choudwar Circle Jail Superintendent Kulamani Behera stated.
The bride, who turned 18 final month, was impregnated by Singh final 12 months and is now a mom of a child boy, the official stated.
The lady went to her in-laws’ place after the wedding, however Singh should keep in jail for now as his bail software is scheduled to be heard once more subsequent month.
Listening to an earlier bail software, the POCSO court docket had stated it could be thought of provided that he marries the lady, the jail official stated.
The jail authorities had taken the assistance of an area NGO in making preparations for the wedding on Thursday, which was solemnised within the presence of relations, pals and an advocate of the POCSO court docket.
A marriage reception was additionally held later, which was attended by different inmates, he added.