Police file case after school girl's 'marriage' video goes viral

Police file case after school girl's 'marriage' video goes viral
The girl is a student of a school under Muvattupuzha educational sub-district.
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Ernakulam: The police have registered a case against a person who had filmed the 'marriage' of a class X girl with him and uploaded the video on social media.

The video shows the youth 'tying the knot' with the girl, who was in her school uniform, and putting sindoor on her forehead as part of the 'wedding ritual'.

It is alleged that the youth lured the girl with a marriage proposal and recorded the video on his mobile in the presence of several friends.

The girl is a student of a school under Muvattupuzha educational sub-district in Kerala, and the symbolic wedding took place a month ago.

The school authorities came to know about the incident from other students and subsequently informed the girl’s parents. The parents lodged a complaint with the police after seeing the video clip, which became viral on social media. The Cyber police is probing the case. Some persons linked to the incident claimed that the 'marriage' was part of a telefilm shooting.

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