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Teacher and Police stopped Child Marriage at Dholahat

21/11/2017

Though child marriage is a serious crime, a number of families as well individuals indulge in the same. But awareness and responsibility of some can stop this heinous crime. Enquiring about the reason of a girl student of Koyaberia Mohammadia High Madrassa (Kakdwip block) being absent, the teacher who headed the Swayangsiddha Group of the school, found that preparations were in full swing to fix her marriage. Knowing this, the teacher immediately informed Dholahat police station. Finally, a joint initiative by the Child Welfare Officer of the police station and the teacher stopped the marriage of the minor girl. The awareness and responsibility of the teacher of the school saved the minor girl from being a victim of child marriage. Probably, in future, the area would be child – marriage free with support from Dholahat Police Administration.

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