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Jharkhand BJP chief's son marries 11-year-old, complaint lodged

A Complaint Was Lodged On Saturday Against Ruling BJP’s Jharkhand Unit Chief Tala Marandi And His Son Munna After The Latter Reportedly Married A 11-year-old Girl.

PTI | Updated on: 03 Jul 2016, 12:16:45 AM


A complaint was lodged on Saturday against ruling BJP’s Jharkhand unit chief Tala Marandi and his son Munna after the latter reportedly married a 11-year-old girl.

Following direction of Godda Deputy Commissioner Rahul Sinha, the complaint was also lodged against the girl’s father Bhagan Baski in the case related to Child Marriage Prohibition Act, an official release said.

Biarizor block development-cum-child marriage prohibition officer lodged the complaint with the Judicial Magistrate (First Class) in Godda following preliminary investigation that Munna married the minor girl on June 27 in Godda, the release said.

Munna Marandi was also accused of sexually exploiting another girl on alleged promise of marriage. 

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First Published : 02 Jul 2016, 11:54:00 PM

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