Local police raided the wedding of a 13-year-old boy and a five-year-old girl in Sheikhupura, and arrested a man suspected of involvement in the ceremony.

According to the police, the two children were married in Kot Nazir, a village on GT Road in Sheikhupura, in which eight people, including the parents of the two minors, participated.

Muridke police raided the event when they were informed about it.


A case has been registered under the Child Marriage Act on the complaint of ASI Mohammad Younis of Muridke Police.

Police say that more raids are underway to arrest other suspects.