UNO foils child marriage in Brahmanbaria

FE Online Desk | Published: November 06, 2017 11:55:24 | Updated: November 07, 2017 13:26:46


Google map showing Brahmanbaria district

A ninth-grader girl was saved from the curse of untimely wedlock by the intervention of Brahmanbaria’s Bancharampur upazila administration.

Parvin Akhter, a student of Ruposdi Brindabon School was getting ready to arrange the wedding with a young man of Kanchanpur village on Sunday afternoon.

But the Upazila Nirbahi Officer, Md Shariful Islam along with Secondary Education officer, Md Abu Towhid stepped in after being tipped-off.

Later, they foiled the attempt and took a bond from the girl's parents, according to a local news agency.

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