Balasore, September 27 (LocalWire): The Khaira unit of Childline along with the local police on Thursday managed to rescue a minor girl from marriage and have sent the victim back to parent’s house.
According to sources, after receiving the information the Childline activist rushed to the temple in village Agarpada under Bhadrak district and rescued the child.
Sources also informed that a boy of Agarpada had an affair with the minor girl of Khaira.
On Wednesday night, the boy visited the house of the victim and threatened to commit suicide if they were not allowed to get married.
Since the victim’s father was not at home, her mother succumbed under the pressure and sent the girl along with the boy.
After rescuing the victim, the police handed over the victim to her parents in the presence of the Childline activist and CDPO. They also warned them not to marry her till she became major.