Court Slams four months sentence on charge of child marriage

  November 7, 2018 By: INSEC

The District Court of Udayapur has ordered to sentence 17 years old boy for four months after finding him guilty on child marriage with 12 years old girl.

A single bench of District Court judge Tejendra Prasad Sharma had given the verdict regarding the case on November 6. The boy who is originally from Sitamadi of India had married a girl on July 21 by luring her.

The victim’s father had lodged complaint at Area Police Office of Katari on July 25 against the accused for taking her to India for marriage despite of reaching marital age. He was arrested by the police on August 10 and since then he was remanded in custody.

Bharat Khadka