Hassan police, CWC stop two child marriages
The workers of the Child Helpline and authorities officers stopped two minor ladies from getting married in Hassan on Sunday. The family of 1 woman, whom the officers had delivered to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in Hassan, took her again forcibly in a automobile, prompting the police to intervene and convey again the woman to the custody of CWC.
The workers at Child Helpline obtained details about a 17-year-old woman’s marriage scheduled at Hampanahalli in Hassan taluk. The workers reached the spot and succeeded in stopping the wedding and took the woman to the workplace of CWC in Hassan. Even because the CWC officers had been engaged within the process of recording statements, the family of the woman took her forcibly and fled in a automobile. CWC chairperson Komala contacted the police instantly and succeeded in bringing the woman again to the CWC’s custody.
Another marriage of a lady from Boovanahalli close to Hassan, was organized at Tirupathihalli in Hassan. As the knowledge reached the officers, the woman and her dad and mom had been stopped on the outskirts of Hassan, even earlier than they might attain the venue. Anganwadi employee Sudha, Panchayat Development Officer Prakash, police and the Child Helpline workers had been concerned in stopping the wedding.
The dad and mom of the woman had taken permission to carry the wedding throughout the lockdown from the Hassan tahsildar. It is claimed the dad and mom had tampered with the Aadhaar card of the woman to point out her age above 18 years whereas looking for permission. When the Child Helpline workers enquired about her academic data, it got here to mild she was 17. Both the ladies are within the custody of the Child Welfare Committee.