Lahore: Police foil marriage of minor girl with old man
LAHORE: The police on Wednesday foiled a forced marriage of a 12–year–old girl with a 70-year-old man in Kashmoor area of Jackobabad, a private TV channel reported. According to the channel, the marriage of Miro Khan and the minor girl, Afia, had been arranged on the orders of a panchayat. The wedding was underway when the police raided the premises and arrested the bridegroom along with his relatives. The minor girl is in government care now, the channel reported.