Court Penalizes parent on charge of Child Marriage

  July 4, 2019 By: INSEC

The District Court of Dailekh has ordered to penalize Rs 1,000 each to 35 years old mother ad 19 years old sister on charge of involving directly in the marriage of 15 years old boy and girl.

A single bench of District Court judge Sanatchandra Lawat had given the verdict regarding the case. The court has also ordered for the compensation of Rs 35,000 to the victim from the accused.

They were charged as per the criminal code of conduct sub-section 3 of section 173. The victim’s party had lodged complaint at District Police Office in 2018, July 17 against the accused and based on the complaint the case was lodged against them.

The District Court on a same day had released them in a bail amount of Rs 2000.


Amar Sunar