Published:  12:12 AM, 12 February 2019

UNO foils child marriage bid

Jhenigati Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Rubel Mahmud foiled an early marriage attempt in the upazila of Sherpur on Sunday. A 14-year-old girl was tried to be married off at Khoilkura village on Sunday night. Also, he succeeded to made a promise by the early marriage organizers not to marry in early stage any more. A negotiation with both the bride and groom's parents was held as well. Upazila Administration sources said, the wedding preparations were being taken secretly at around 9 pm when the Upazila authority reeived the news of it. On information, UNO rushed to the spot and foiled the early marriage attempt.

---Jahidul Haque Monir, Jhinaigati, Sherpur

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