Assam: Teacher marries 15 year old by allegedly concealing religious identity
GUWAHATI: A teacher, married and a father of two, has allegedly married a 15-year old girl at Kalgasia in Barpeta district.
The accused identified as Bhola Chandra Biswas had married the girl while allegedly lying her to be an unmarried Muslim person. The victim girl was already rescued by police.
He was arrested following a complaint lodged by the victim’s family.
Earlier, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state government would bring a law to check the hazard of men marrying women by concealing religious identity and other information.