03 - 06 - 2020

Teacher Marries Minor Student, Booked

Agartala, May 7, 2020: A 40-year-old school teacher married a 16-year-old student. The illegal marriage held on Wednesday  at Manik Bhander in Kamalpur sub division. Police said after getting information, SDM of Kamalpur Sushanta Sarkar went to the residence of the teacher and recovered the underage student. The student was handed over to her parents. A complaint was filed against the teacher stating Sushanta Sarkar for marrying  an underage  girl and could be booked under Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006. The teacher is absconding.

Locals informed Sushanta Sarkar @ Varun , biology teacher of Harchandra HS school of Manik Bhander used to give tuition to the student. Both feel in love and yesterday a  Kali Puja was organized  at teacher’s house. On the occasion of the puja he married the underage student.