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Two girls in Mathura approach police for help to 'get married'

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura 

Two women, who claim to be major, have approached the here for help, saying they want to get married but their parents were opposing their relationship, a senior officer said here.

"The two work in a beauty parlour and developed affinity during the last four years. While one of them belongs to Mant area, the other is from Siddharth Nagar," a officer said.

"On Sunday evening, both the girls contacted Harendra Pal Singht, station, and sought his help for their marriage. They said they were facing opposition from family members," of Police told reporters.

"Both the girls were counselled to change their decision by police as well as by their family members, but, at present, they appear adamant," he said.

Kumar said the girls have gone back to their families for now.

Same sex marriages are illegal in and homosexuality is a crime under Section Section 377 (unnatural offences) of IPC.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 17:45 IST