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Seven child marriages barred in a day in Sirajganj

Published : Saturday, 15 June, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 275
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SIRAJGANJ, June 14: Assistant Commissioner (Land) and Executive Magistrate Md Anisur Rahman has made a record by barring seven child marriages in a day at Sadar Upazila of the district recently.
The mobile court led by Md Anisur Rahman in a drive from June 7 noon till the late night barred the child marriages at Potl Chongacha, Ful Boyra, Ruper Ber, Kadampal, Dhukuriya, Kodda Krishnapur and Kuripara Villages of the upazila.
The executive magistrate informed that on Friday noon, Sharmin Sultana, 14, a 10th grader of local high school, and daughter of Md Abdul Jalil of Potol Chongacha Village under Chongacha Union was being married off to Ripon Hossain, 22, son of Asab Uddin of Chala Village under Kamarkhand Upazila of the district.
The magistrate stopped the wedding and fined the groom Ripon Hossain Tk 5,000.
At 5pm, she barred the child marriage of Mohua Khatun, 14, a 10th grader, daughter of Mokhlesur Rahman at Fulboyra Area under Ratankandi Union, with Ayhan Ali, 27, son of Abdul Gani at Shampur Village.
The magistrate fined the groom Tk 5,000.
At 6pm, Subarna Khatun Mim, 14, daughter of Golam Rabbani of the same union, was being married off to Alamgir Hossain, 24, son of Shamsul Haque of Baoikhola Village of Kazipur Upazila.
The magistrate fined the groom and the father of the bride Tk 5,000 each.  
At 8pm, the magistrate barred the marriage of Tamanna Khatun, 15, daughter of Mofiz Uddin of Kadampal Area under Bahuli Union with Jahidul Islam, 22, son of Jahangir Hossain of Soyadhangora Area of the municipality.
The magistrate fined the father of the bride Tk 5,000.  
At 9.15pm, the magistrate stopped the marriage of Farzana Khatun, 13, a 7th grader, daughter of Ferdous Sheikh with Shamsul Alam, 22, son of Surutzaman of Madhdhyabhadraghat Village of Kamarkhand Upazila of the district.
The magistrate fined the bride's father Tk 5,000.
At 10pm, the marriage of Hosne Ara Khatun, 17, daughter of late Nayed Ali Sheikh at Kodda Krishnapur Bhuiyanpara Area under Saydabad Union of the district, with Hasan Ali, 16, son of late Mostafa of the same village was barred.  
The magistrate fined the brother of the groom Firoz Ahmed and the brother of the bride Fular Hossain Tk 5,000.
At 11.30pm, the magistrate stopped the marriage of Mim Khatun, 11, a fifth-grader of local primary school, and daughter of Bablu Mollah at Kuripara Village under Ratankandi Union with Anisur Rahman, 25, son Bisha Mia of Mahishamura Village.
The magistrate fined the father of the bride Tk 5,000.
In each driver, the magistrate collected signed bonds mentioning that they'll not marry their daughters off until they get adult.

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