A Minor Girl Gets Married And Dies In Police Station

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An horrible incident took place in Bihar’s Tarabari village of Araria district. A man married his minor sister-in-law as his wife died , two days ago. Get arrested for allegedly as 18years for girls to marry is mandatory. the situation not easy to handel as the police officers cruel behavior. let the couple die

Angry villagers fire the whole police station the both married man and woman dies in a suicide. The people leaving, eye witnessed gave a statement that police took them to Custody soon after the marriage they both died in the custody after being beaten up by cops. The police showed the CCTV footage   the man himself climbed up to the lock up door and hang themselves with a cloth.  After the footage shown the locals calms down bit The death of couple shook the whole village with anger, they vandalized the police station approx.  five police men got injured. 

The SDPO Senior Division Police Officer. The police officer Sardar Rampur Singh reached as soon as the information reached about the incident. His presence aimed to restore order and address the villagers’ grievances. Despite these efforts, the situation remains tense, with ongoing protests from the community However angry villagers are now continued with protest This incident highlights the issue of child marriage and custodial violence in India, child marriage is the major problem faced in many rular areas   the legal framework prohibits the marriages of minors.

As per the the marriage act 1929 the age of girls was below 14 years and boys age were 18 later in 1978 the minimum age was converted to 18 for girls and for boys it was increased with 21 there are approx. 1002 cases filed till 2022 the underage marriage The custodial death raises concern about human rights violation. The village of Tarabari now grapples with the aftermath of this tragedy, seeking justice and demanding accountability. The resolution of this incident will not only impact the immediate community but also resonate more broadly, influencing ongoing discussions about child marriage, police conduct, and human rights in India.

Shilpa Chalke

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