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Schoolgirl saved from child marriage in Natore

  • Our Correspondent
  • 10 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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Schoolgirl saved from child marriage in Natore

NATORE: A schoolgirl has been saved from child marriage at Baraigram upazila in the district.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) and executive magistrate Mosammat Mariam Khatun stopped the marriage of Banya Khatun, a seventh grader of a local school and daughter of Diraj Ali of Chamta village, conducting a drive there on Wednesday night.

She paved the way for her to continue her study.

The mobile court of UNO Mariam fined the bride’s father Diraj Tk 10,000.

However, the groom and his relatives fled away sensing the matter.

The court also took undertakings from the parents that they would not marry off their daughter before she turns 18, our local correspondent reports.