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Marriage of minor in Madurai halted after police intervention

india Updated: May 25, 2013 16:52 IST

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Timely intervention by police led to the cancellation of the marriage of minor girl with a 20 year-old boy scheduled to be held on May 27 near Manamadurai in Sivaganga district in Madurai.

Police said the 15-year-old girl's father had made arrangements to get his daughter married off to a person from Idapadu village in the district.

In another case Manamadurai Deputy Superintendent of Police Velladurai on Friday stopped the wedding of a 14-year old girl with a 21-year-old man.

The DSP warned the parents and stopped the weeding in the nick of time. He also ordered cases to be registered against them.