Under-aged Indian girl marries a Nigerian old man

Under-aged Indian girl marries a Nigerian old man

These are pictures from the wedding ceremony between an underage Indian girl to an old Nigerian man. They are currently trending on social media.

According to sources, the wedding ceremony of the underage Indian girl, took place in a Karnataka coastal family.

@Natashachauhan who reacted to the report tweeted;

In India…A probably 15yroldMuslimchild married to a probably 60 yrold Nigerian…

@Republicofindia tweeted;

That’s d women’sfreedominPeacefulcommunity. This young girl is married off/sold out to a Nigerian .. scene from Karnataka coastal family. God save her..

Girls Not Brides reports that India has the highest number of child brides in the world. It is estimated that 47% of girls in India are married before their 18th birthday.

The rates of child marriage vary between states and are as high as 69% and 65% in Bihar and Rajasthan.

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