Child-marriage: Bride's father jailed
A mobile court has sentenced a man to six months' imprisonment in Sadar upazila of Manikganj for arranging marriage of his underage daughter.
Convict Abdus Sattar, 41, is a resident of Baitora village under Putail union.
The mobile court, led by Manikganj Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Asma-ul Husna Liza handed down the judgement on Thursday night.
The UNO said the marriage of Abdus Sattar's daughter Saima Akthar had been administered one-and-a-half-year ago through Notary Public when she was 16.
But, he arranged the bridal programme on Friday.
Being informed, the mobile court raided the bride's house and detained Sattar.