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Minor girl saved from marriage in B’baria

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Health Desk—March 20, 2017: A 14-year-old girl was saved from marriage by the proper intervention of the upazila nirbhai officer (UNO) of Akhaura under Brahmanbaria.

The marriage ceremony of the schoolgirl, daughter of Juton Miah of Hirapur village in Akhaura, was scheduled to be solemnised at 2:00pm.

Being informed, Akhaura UNO Mohammad Shamsuzzaman sent a police team led by Shahinul Islam, assistant sub-inspector of Akhaura Police Station to the village.

The sources confirmed that police persuaded the girl's parents not to marry off the girl before her maturity and also took assurance for continuation of her study.