DHUBRI, May 12 - Police on Monday night arrested 13 persons � 7 from the groom�s family and 6 from the bride�s family � for their alleged involvement in child marriage.
Police informed that 12 persons hailing from Alamganj Part 9 village under Gauripur PS and one from Koimari under Golokganj PS went to the bride�s home at the same village for marrying a minor girl with Sofiyar Mondal (25 years) from the same village. The entire event was organised secretly.
Meanwhile, police reached on time and arrested 13 persons in this connection, including the groom and registered a case under Sections 9 and 10 of the Prevention of Child Marriage Act, 2006 with the Gauripur PS.
On Tuesday, the arrested persons were forwarded to the court for judicial proceedings.