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Father forces pregnant teen daughter to marry her rapist

27 May 2016, 13:57

Nairobi - A father has shocked the world by claiming that he was doing the right thing by marrying his pregnant daughter off to the man that raped her.

According to World Wide Weird News, Keith Strawn has landed himself in prison after it was found that he forced his daughter to marry her rapist, 10 years her senior.

Strawn's daughter, aged 14, became pregnant after she was raped by Missouri native Aaron Seaton.

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Stawn has since been sentenced to four months in prison following claims that he drove his daughter across state lines to marry her assailant, citing his belief that "if you get them pregnant then you marry them."

The victim has since lost her child and is now looking to get her marriage to Seaton annulled.

Seaton, who pleaded guilty to a rape charge, has since been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment, The Independent reports.

Read more at World Wide Weird News

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