Two teenagers found hanging days after being forced to get married against their wills


Asha Shrikant Burud and Swati Umesh Zanjare 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Two teenagers were found hanging days after they went missing following their unwanted marriage.

The two 19-year-old women of India, were found hanged after they were forced to get married against their wills.

Police discovered Asha Shrikant Burud and Swati Umesh Zanjare hanging from a tree in the woods.

The two women were forced to get married during a mass wedding ceremony in Ambegaon, at the beginning of the month, and they disappeared 10 days later.

“Based on the primary investigation, we believe that the two have committed suicide,” Inspector Girish Dighavkar of the Ghodegaon police station said.

“We suspect that the two ended their lives as they were married against their wishes,” Dighavkar added.