AGARTALA Apr20: Seven persons were arrested for their alleged involvement in child marriage at a rural village of Kanchanpur falling in North Tripura district. All of them are currently in judicial custody.
The victim’s father was one among those arrestees.
When contacted, Officer in-charge of Kanchanpur Police Station – Swapan Debbarma said that they had arrested five persons involved in it in last month and two – victim’s father and groom last day.
” The victim herself lodged the complaint that she was forced to marry a youth of 22 years old onMarch 9 last year. On the basis of the complaint, we have arrested five in March and the rest two people in last two days,” he said.
The seven arrestees were identified as Nripendra Nath (victim’s father), Prabhas Nath (victim’s groom), Arun Nath, Nandalal Nath, Bimal Nath, Aurobindo Nath and Sunu Nath.