Mosques stand up in Indian city to stop offer of ladies to Arab men
MUMBAI (Web Desk) – Mosques in the Indian innovation center of Hyderabad are joining a developing effort to stop schoolgirls being sold as ladies to elderly Arab men, specialists said on Monday, in the midst of an objection about another spate of cases.
India propelled an examination a week ago into the marriage of a 16-year-old young lady with a 65-year-old Oman national in return for 500,000 Indian rupees ($7,800) after she reached her mom from Muscat sobbing for offer assistance.
Hyderabad police said the young lady’s dad had given fake records in regards to her age – as young ladies in India can’t legitimately wed until age 18 – and has been arrested for addressing. The police are searching for the qazi who played out the wedding in a Hyderabad lodging.
Campaigners said scores of such relational unions are played out each year and much of the time the young ladies are manhandled physically and sexually, or pushed into local bondage.
“This is trafficking in the appearance of marriage as needy individuals are focused on, tricked and controlled into giving their little girls away,” Imtyaz Rahim, locale kid security officer in Hyderabad told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
“Previously, we have licenses of qazis wiped out for performing such weddings. We are presently asking them obligatorily check the lady of the hour’s age verification. We are likewise requesting that mosques incorporate messages against such relational unions in their sermons.”
Rahim said the five to 10-minute declarations at mosques will spread mindfulness against kid relational unions.
The police have been getting serious about tyke relational unions in Hyderabad and encompassing ranges however authorities said the vast majority of relational unions with Arab men are performed furtively and it is less demanding to access individuals through sermons at mosques.
Relational unions with rich, frequently elderly Arab men, have been pervasive for a considerable length of time in Hyderabad, a center point for worldwide data innovation organizations, with the young ladies’ folks orchestrating the relational unions as a rule in return for a money installment.
Jameela Nishat, originator of Shaheen’s Women’s Resource and Welfare Association, said stricter laws against youngster marriage in India have been viable.
“Be that as it may, young ladies are presently being taken to Gulf countries on work or 40-day visit visas and caught in marriage,” she said.
Different government offices in India are attempting to bring the 16-year-old young lady once more from Muscat to India, said Velivela Satyanarayana, a delegate magistrate of police in Hyderabad.