BADIN: Police have claimed to have taken into custody a 40-year-old man who had been attempting to marry a minor aged 10-year-old here in Quaidabad area.
As per reports, the police conducted a raid at the wedding ceremony on a tip-off where the minor was being forced into marriage with Abdul Khaliq. The police took Abdul Khaliq and the nikhakhwan (cleric) into custody, reports confirmed.
Khaliq, previously married and a father of three, informed the police that he had given  Rs20,000 to the girl’s father to pay for the wedding expenses.