Fake marriage registrar held
Police arrested a fake marriage registrar while he was solemnising an early marriage in Trishal upazila of the district yesterday.
The arrestee is Chand Mia, 50, son of late Khorshed Ali of Baniadhala village.
On information from the headmaster of the girl's school that an early marriage was taking place in Dhalaiman village, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Abu Jafor Ripon along with a police team rushed to the spot and foiled the bid.
The parents of the 14-year-old girl arranged her marriage with one Mohammad Al Amin of adjacent Baniadhala village, police said.
Chand Mia was arrested from the spot as he could not show any document proving that he was a marriage registrar.