Minor girl rescued from child marriage

Minor girl rescued from child marriage

Bosco Child Helpline, along with the Chennammanakere Achchukattu police, prevented a child marriage in the City on Wednesday night.

On a tip-off, the police and the Bosco volunteers raided Venkatadri Kalyana Mantapa in Banashankari 3rd stage and rescued a 16-year-old girl who was being married off to a 26-year-old man. Her parents are residents of Shankarapuram and the groom, Mahesh, is a resident of Chennammanakere Achchukattu.

It was learnt that the girl was forced to marry against her wishe. The parents and the girl were counselled, said the police.

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