August 14, 2020 11:00:14 pm
Five persons, including parents of a 12-year-old girl, have been booked for allegedly getting her married to a 20-year-old man. A social activist lodged the first information reporting this case.
While the wedding took place on June 9, the activist recently got information about the marriage, and lodged a police complaint.
Other than her parents, police have also booked the 20-year-old man and his parents under sections of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006.
A police official said no arrests have been made so far.
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