In the last few months, more than 50 married youths have been cheated in Maharashtra. Daulatabad police in Aurangabad district have arrested a woman for allegedly marrying a bride. To show a girl to a young man who is not getting married, she liked to arrange a deal between the boy’s families for Rs. An investigation by the Daulatabad police has revealed that a gang of women from Bhadgaon in Jalgaon district cheated more than 50 youths in this manner.
The gang has a network in Maharashtra as well as Gujarat. According to a case filed at Daulatabad police station on April 8, the bride had fled on the fourth day after marrying a youth from Mawsala on March 26 under the pretext of seeing the Daulatabad fort. An investigation by the Daulatabad squad of the Aurangabad Rural Police later revealed that the gang had cheated more than 50 youths. Police initially arrested the bride at the time.
On July 6, police received information that Latabai was in Jalgaon. After that Daulatabad police team reached Jalgaon. They took Latabai into custody. She said Ashabai was the ringleader of the gang. A police team reached Bhadgaon. Ashabai fled as soon as there was a hint of police arrival. The team has come to Daulatabad with Latabai. Now it is possible to get complete information about this fraud from her.
Many were wondering why so many young people in the state are being deceived and not being educated. However, many of the victims do not lodge complaints with the police for fear of being defamed. The accused also said that Ashabai was taking advantage of this. Many do not get daughters for marriage. Ashabai shows a girl she will like. Gives the girl some amount in the agreed transaction. He also hires men by paying five to ten thousand rupees to show the girl’s aunt, uncle and other family members. Once the marriage is consummated, the relationship breaks down. The transaction is decided by looking at the financial status of the child’s family. The boy from Mawsala in Khultabad taluka of Aurangabad district had a deal (financial transaction) of Rs 1 lakh 30 thousand and jewelery worth Rs 70 thousand. Police have also received information that she deals up to Rs 10 lakh.