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November 9, 2019

Father arrested for selling underage daughter

National

November 9, 2019

SUKKUR: The police have arrested a man who allegedly sold his underage daughter for Rs03 lacs for child marriage in Dadu. Reports said the man allegedly sold his daughter Najima to an older man identified as of Gulzar Kolachi for marriage. The girl managed to reach the local police station and told her story to the police.

SSP Dadu Dr Farrukh Malik took notice and registered an FIR against all the three culprits, including her father Mahi Khan, mother Kounj and alleged groom Gulzar Kolachi under Child Marriage Restraint Amended Act-2016. The police have arrested the girl’s father and are conducting raids to arrest other accused.

Meanwhile, the police presented the girl before the District and Sessions Court, Dadu, where she recorded her statement that her parents sold her out for Rs. 03 lacs for marriage. The court sent the girl to the safe house, Dadu, and ordered the police to ensure arrest of all accused nominated in the FIR.

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