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Punjab police arrest accused in child marriage case

Punjab police arrest accused in child marriage case

Punjab police arrest accused in child marriage case

Punjab police arrest accused in child marriage case

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SHEIKHUPURA: The Punjab police arrested an accused in the case related to underage marriage after 13-years old boy was married to 5-years old girl in Sheikhupura.

According to the police, a 13-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl were married in Kot Nazir, a village on GT Road in Sheikhupura, in which 8 people including the parents of the two minor children participated.

On being informed about the marriage, the Muridke police raided the event and arrested one person.

A case was registered under the Child Marriage Act on the complaint of ASI Mohammad Younis of Muridke Police.

Police said that raids are also being conducted to arrest other accused.

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Earlier,  Lahore High Court (LHC) has ordered legal action against Nikah Khawan in the case related to the marriage of a minor girl.

Justice Anwar-ul-Haq Pannu of the Lahore High Court heard the case related to the marriage of a minor girl, during which the minor girl brought from Dar ul Aman(Shelter Home) was presented in the court.

The petitioner told the court that the girl is 15 years old who was forcibly married while the case of abduction of the girl is registered in Shahdara Police Station.

During the hearing, Justice Anwar-ul-Haq Pannu asked the girl, “Son, you got married of your own will.”

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