Sukkur: Police aborts 28-year man’s attempt to marry 7-year girl
SUKKUR: Police foiled attempt by a 28–year man to marry a seven–year old girl in Sukkar and arrested him along with his father and brother, SAMAA reports Wednesday. According to details, a wedding ceremony to solemnize the marriage of seven–year Pathani with a 28–year Arsalan was in progress when police took action and arrested the bridegroom, his father Muhammed Bux and brother Muhammed Akbar. According to police sources, the wedding was being organized under the ritual of marriage barter (wattasatta) and the bridegroom confessed the same.
The nikahkhwan and the bride’s father are on the run. Police registered the case against the bridegroom, who will soon be produced before the court.