|Published : 13 Oct 2016, 12:34:46|
Two jailed for arranging child marriage
A mobile court in Barguna sentenced two persons to 15-day imprisonment for arranging marriage of an underage girl in Patharghata upazila of Barguna district last night.
The convicted persons are Abdur Razzak, and Md Russel, according to a news agency report.
Sources said the relatives of both sides completed preparations for holding the marriage of Karima, 13, daughter of Naser uddin with Md Sumon, 20, son of Md Shahid Khan in the sadar area.
Being informed, Mohammad Iqbal Hossain, executive magistrate and assistant commissioner (land) reached on the spot along with police to stop the marriage process and pronounced the verdict.
Later, the Razzak, and Russel were sent to jail.