Police stop marriage of minor girl
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Burdwan:Police on Sunday told a man of Modipara area in Burdwan not to marry his minor daughter after receiving a letter saying the family was trying to marry off their minor daughter. Superintendent of Police of Burdwan S M H Mirza said the Burdwan police station received a letter saying Joydev Mallak of Modipara, a rickshawpuller, was going to marry off his second daughter, a minor, on Monday. A police team along with a woman counseller of a NGO went to Mallak's home on Sunday and asked them about the age of their daughter who was going to be married. When the family could not produce any age proof of their daughter to be major, the police told them not to marry off their minor daughter. The family then agreed to it, the SP said.
Mega Lok Adalat in Cooch Behar
Cooch Behar:Cooch Behar District Legal Services Authority on Sunday organised a mega Lok Adalat at Cooch Behar District Court premises. A total of 369 cases have been heard in three special courts organised in the programme inaugurated by District and sessions Judge Amitabha Chatterjee. Three special courts have been arranged where Assistant District and sessions judge Indibar Tripathi and two additional District and Sessions judges, Somnath Bandyopadhyay and Biswanath Dey heard cases pending for a long time.
Cases especially related with banking and insurance were brought for hearing today. Several cases too came up at the courts, officials said.
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