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Administration stops child marriage in Koraput

9/02/2021 at 4:49 PM

Jeypore, Feb 9: Child marriage of a 15-year-old girl was stopped in Kotpad block of Koraput district today.

Acting on a tip-off, the Childline members raided the marriage venue in Dhamanahandi with the help of local police and rescued the minor girl.

The officials informed the girl’s family about the marriage law took an undertaking that they would not get her married till she turns 18.

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