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Man sent to jail for trying to marry teenager

  • Our Correspondent
  • 20 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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SHERPUR: A young man was jailed for three months by a mobile court in Nalitabari upazila of the district on Saturday night on charge of child marriage.

Father of two children, accused Mosharraf Hossain, 30, has arranged the marriage ceremony at his Aynatoli village to marry her 13-year-old cousin.

Getting information, the mobile court, led by UNO Helena Parvin, reached the scene at night and gave the jail term to the man.

Mosharraf Hossain divorced his first wife six months ago.  

The UNO said their drive against the child marriage is on.