Kolkata: Kolkata: A 20-year-old man kidnapped teenage girl and married her at temple.
According to the police report, a 20-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and marrying a teenaged girl from Kolkata.
In addition to this, police said that the man was arrested from his house in the state’s North 24 Parganas district based on a complaint filed by the girl’s family, who lives in the Garfa area.
Furtherly, police said that the girl was rescued during a raid conducted on Sunday.
Speaking to ANI, a higher official said that “It has been found that the accused married the minor at a temple. We rescued her and she was sent to the SSKM Hospital for a medical test. However, she declined to undertake the test.”
The accused has been charged under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, he added.