Ranchi, June 30: Jharkhand Congress has alleged that State BJP chief Tala Marandi's son Munna Marandi married a minor girl on June 27.
At the same time, another 16 year old minor girl has accused Munna of sexually abusing her for two years on the pretex of marriage. On Wednesday, she appeared before State Commission for Women (SCW) and submitted application against accused. She also complained against Munna in district court at Godda.
District Congress president (Godda) Deepika Pandey Singh was quoted by Indian Express as saying, "I have written to the National Commission for Women, the Governor and the SCW seeking their intervention. Based on media reports, it appears that Marandis have put in jeopardy the lives of the minor girls".
When asked about her plight, girl narrated her tale of agony. Girl said that they first met in 2014 during poll campaigning.
"Munna first saw me in 2014. Later he met me a few times. On January 1, 2016 when nobody was at home, he forced himself upon me. When I resisted, he promised marriage", girl said.
"When my mother and elder sister came, I told them everything. Over a period of time, he began taking me to various places. Believing in his promise of marriage, neither I nor my family opposed", victim furter added.