Last Updated On 31 March,2016 03:12 pm
The National Assembly has yet again proposed an amendment in the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, which suggests an increase in the punishment of those who are found guilty of underage child marriage.
The amendment was proposed by Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Kishwar Zehra. The MNA proposed that the sentence of those found guilty must be increased from one month to three years. Moreover, the imposed fine should be raised from Rs 1,000 to Rs 300,000. Continue Reading