After spending three nights with his juvenile sweetheart, a 17-year-old boy was sentenced to seven years in prison. On social media, the case has aroused uproar, with many people calling it a horrible miscarriage of justice.
After going missing for three days, the girl’s parents filed a complaint against the boy, alleging that their daughter was kidnapped and raped by her 17-year-old boyfriend. The 16-year-old girl said in court that she went to her boyfriend’s residence willingly, stayed with him for three days, and had consenting sex with him.
The girl’s parents were enraged because their daughter had eloped with the boy, according to the boy’s family, and they wanted to punish him for what they saw as a “teenager connection.” The boy was sentenced to 7 years on Wednesday after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual activity with a child under 18