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3 girls spared burden of child marriage; 14 arrested
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Bogura, Aug. 25 -- Police in an anti-child marriage drive arrested fourteen people including a bridegroom, bride and 'Kazi' here on Saturday on allegations of arranging child marriage.
Shibganj police arrested them conducting a night-long drive. Nannu Khan, Police Inspector (Operation) of Shibganj police station confirmed this on Saturday afternoon.
They were given punishment on various terms after they were produced before the mobile court following arrest of the 14 people.
Shibganj police conducted anti-child marriage drive at Bihar, Jamgram, Kanupur, Dhawagir and Shonkorpur villages on Friday night.
Marriage ceremony of a 13-year old daughter of Chan Mia of village Dhawagir was being arranged. The girl went into hiding after police...
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