Kolkata: Married 14 years old got rescued

Married 14 years old got rescued

(Source: Hindustan Times)

Kolkata: The police officials were in utter shock after they saw a child scarcely in her teens working as a homemaker in the Girish Park area. The cops were approached by a childline and got a tip that 2 children barely in their teens were being forced married, they reach the in-law's place and witnessed the gruesome act.

Fortunately, the police officials rescued the 14-year-old teen and have registered an FIR under the Child Marriage Act against the culprits. It is been revealed by some sources that the real marriage already took place in the lockdown period and the authority had no idea about it. West Bengal already received 198 complaints during the lockdown period of which 134 were found legit.

The case was registered against Ranbir Singh along with four others and further investigation is on the route.

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