Child Marriage Accused Arrested

  September 1, 2020 By: INSEC

Police have arrested six along with Dipendra Sharma of Bagchaur Municipality-8 on August 30 for getting married with a 17-year-old girl.

After the police got notified about the marriage, Sharma’s father, Ramesh Prasad Sharma (65), his mother Kunta Sharma (59) and the priest Durga Datta Sharma (70) were arrested. DSP Dhakendra Khatiwada of District Police Office Salyan informed the INSEC representative that the victim girl has been also been arrested.

According to DSP Khatiwada, the accused have been remanded in the custody of the Area Police Office, Tharmare by the District Court, Salyan.

Meena Budhathoki