Tue. May 21st, 2019

Child marriage averted by Chennai Police

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Chennai: The police personal managed to stop a child marriage as they rushed to the spot where the marriage was going to be conducted. The location where the child marriage was going to be conducted was at Ayanavaram temple on Thursday.

After the police received the information from the child helpline, the police personnel, led by Inspector Mr. Natarajan, immediately reached the location where the families were busy with the preparations for the marriage of a 21-year-old groom with a 17-year-old girl. The police stopped the marriage just before the tying of the thali.

The police warned the youth and let him off while the girl was handed over to the Child Welfare Committee.

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