Guwahati: A child marriage bid to marry off a minor was foiled by the Nagaon police along with district Childline at Bherbheri village in Batadrava on Saturday.
According to reports, the marriage of the minor girl and the boy was fixed by their families secretly. After receiving a tip-off, the Nagaon police along with district Childline rushed to the spot and took custody of the minor girl after a 3 km chase, the boy (groom), however, fled from the scene.
The rescued minor girl was handed over to Childline, informed sources.
It is learned that the minor girl is a resident of Sonari village under Dhing constituency while the boy is a localite from Bherbheri village under Batadrava constituency.