Child Marriage: Fathers, nikah khwan arrested

Police raided the house before the ceremony started.

Our Correspondent December 31, 2012

MANDI BAHAUDDIN: Police on Monday raided a wedding party and arrested fathers of the under-age bride and groom and the nikah khwan. Civil Lines police were informed about the wedding in Shaqatabad Colony. They raided the house before the ceremony started and arrested the fathers of the children Bilal, 12, and Asma, 11. The nikah khwan fled, but was later arrested.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 1st, 2013.

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