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HyderabadCyberabad She Team rescues minor girl from wedding venue

Cyberabad She Team rescues minor girl from wedding venue

Published: 19th Aug 2021 7:34 pm

Hyderabad: The Cyberabad Police She Team from Rajendranagar division averted a child marriage and rescued a minor girl from the wedding venue at Shivaji Nagar in Ranga Reddy district here on Thursday.

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The parents of the minor girl had fixed her wedding with a youngster.

“We received information that elders of both sides had fixed the wedding and it was taking place at the girl child’s place. We went to the venue and counseled the child, who was already dressed up as a bride. Her parents, relatives and guests were counseled on the negative impacts of early marriage. They then called off the wedding,” police said.

Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar, appreciating the good work of the She Teams, requested citizens not to encourage child marriages as it was a crime. Priests, wedding invitation printers, elders and supporters of the marriage and parents of the child would be held responsible, he said.

Citizens could report child marriages on Dial 100 facility or the Cyberabad She Teams through WhatsApp on – 9490617444.


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