Complaints invited on child marriage

Erode District Child Protection Officer Priyadevi invited public to inform the Child Helpline about child marriages. In a release she said it is a criminal offense to marry a girl under the age of 18.

Therefore, the public should immediately inform the 1098 Child Helpline, Social Welfare Department Helpline No. 181 or the District Child Protection Office if they have any information about marriage arrangements for girls under the age of 18 living in their area.

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