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Jacobabad police foil bid to marry underage kids

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Jacobabad police foil bid to marry underage children

JACOBABAD: Police on Sunday foiled a bid to “marry off” underage kids, as officers of the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) reached the town’s Dorr village.

According to a press release from the Sindh Police, officers reached the village in Jacobabad the place an underage “marriage” was about to happen. They consequently took into custody the 12-year-old boy and the 10-year-old woman.

Sindh Police added that the nikkahkhwan, or the wedding officiator, managed to flee in the course of the operation.

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