TOBA TEK SINGH

Pirmahal police stopped the marriage of a minor girl with a 50-year-old man and arrested the groom, bride and her parents in Bilal Colony of Pirmahal on Wednesday.

Police arrested groom Shoukat of Chak 327-GB,10-year-old Iqra, her father and her step-mother. People had informed police that accused Hussain, father of Iqra, had contracted her Nikhah with accused Shoukat on Sep 22 in 2015 against Rs160,000. Nikhah Khawan Mujahid Iqbal, the prayer leader of Bilal Mosque and Nikah registrar Muhammad Arif wrote the age of accused groom in Nikahnama as 30 years and of the bride as 18 years.