The police also arrested the attendees of the marriage ceremony
The minor girl's father and the boy's brother have been arrested over the child marriage
The police raided Saleem Shar village in Khairpur district after informed about a child marriage in the village where an underage girl was being married with 48-year old Abdul Karim Shar, SHO said.
The 'watta-satta' case was reported from Chak-398 neighbourhood of the Tandlianwala town of Punjab.
A CII spokesperson said the "legislation against child marriage and setting an age limit will lead to many complications"
The disease could be prevented if child marriages, smoking were avoided, besides promoting a healthy lifestyle
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