12-yr-old in Pak forced to marry 72-yr-old man, cops rescue her - Qoneqt
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    Rajesh AK in News

    16 Jun 10:43 AM


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    12-yr-old in Pak forced to marry 72-yr-old man, cops rescue her

    In Pakistans Charsadda town, the police successfully intervened to prevent the marriage of a 12-year-old girl to a 72-year-old man named Habib Khan. The authorities arrested the groom and the Nikah Khwan (the person who officiates the marriage), although the girls father managed to escape. A case has been registered against the girls father, the elderly groom, and the Nikah Khwan under the Child Marriage Act.