Minor requests police to stop wedding in UP
Uttar Pradesh

Minor requests police to stop wedding in UP

Agency News

Auraiyya, Feb 22 : A minor has appealed to the police to stop her father from getting her married without her consent in the Bidhuna area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police sources said on Saturday.

In her complaint letter furnished to the police, Kumari Rashmi, a resident of Purvamule village in the Bidhuna area, states that her date of birth is January 10, 2003. According to her date of birth, her age is 17 years, one month and 12 days.

She has just passed the high-school exam from Narayan Inter College, Asajna. She has said that she is still a minor and wants to study further. Police sources said that Rashmi has alleged that her father Roop Lal Rajput has fixed her marriage date as May 18, 2020 without her consent. Preparations for the wedding are underway at her home but she is not ready to get married at any cost. Hence, her wedding should be stopped.

Meanwhile, Kotwali Crime Inspector Vinod Kumar said that after an investigation, necessary action will be taken into the matter. (UNI)