27-year-old man held for marrying 14-year-old niece

Tirupur: A 27-year-old labourer used to be arrested for marrying a 14-year-old lady in Tirupur district on Saturday after the victim's pals contacted Chidline. The lady knowledgeable the district Childline officials that her folks forcefully married her off.
Raghu (identify modified) 27, of Mudhalipalayam is operating as a tailor in a private knitwear manufacturing corporate. He needed to marry 14-year-old Kanchana (identify modified), his niece. The lady's folks agreed for the wedding, mentioned Childline assets.

Kanchana, the one daughter to her folks, used to be learning Class IX in a central authority faculty near Old bus stand. A few days again, the lady's folks took her to Raghu's house. She used to be then forcefully married to Raghu in a temple, mentioned the assets.

On Saturday, a couple of of her schoolmates contacted Childline and knowledgeable about the kid marriage. With the help of police, the district social welfare department government and Childline officials reached Raghu's house.


"When we enquired, Raghu and others admitted that the marriage was conducted without the consent of Kanchana. Though Kanchana's parents, both were labourers, knew that it was wrong to conduct the child marriage, they were not aware about the consequences," mentioned a Childline officer.


"We will send her to a government-recognised home if her parents plan to send Kanchana back with Raghu. We will ensure that she continues her education," he added.


Kangeyam All Women Police registered a case beneath The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006and arrested Raghu.


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