Jeypore, Jan 25: In a new twist to the Class-X student impregnation case at Nandapur of Koraput district, the accused youth married the girl with mutual consent of both families. The marriage was held on the presence of police and family members at a temple near Jeypore bus stand.
As per reports, the girl, who is a student of an Ashram school in Nandapur area, returned to the hostel after the Covid-19 restrictions were lifted by the government.
Later, the school authorities had conducted medical tests on the hostel inmates, when the girl was found to be pregnant.
The headmaster of the school had filed a written complaint at Jeypore Mahila police station in this regard. The police also registered a case and launched a probe into the matter.
Later, the youth from Semiliguda area, along with his family reached the police station and said that he would marry the girl. Her family members also agreed to the youth’s proposal and accepted it.
On Sunday, the girl tied the knot with the youth. The youth also assured the girl’s family to bear all the education expenses of the girl.