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Face-Off While Rescuing Minor Girl From Marriage In Odisha's Cuttack

26 May 2019

Bikash Sharma

Cuttack: Relatives of a minor girl confronted police and Childline officials at Paikarapur village under Choudwar police limits of Cuttack district on Sunday while rescuing the girl from being married off.

While the groom along with his relatives had reached the village temple, acting on a tip-off, Choudwar Police along with Childline officials reached the venue and was able to foil the wedding.

The team rescued the girl and was taking her to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in the police vehicle when the girl's relative blocked the way obstinate to perform the marriage.