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Telangana Minister raises concern over 'Sheikh marriage' racket

ANI  |  Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] 

IT K.T. Rama on Saturday raised concern over the racket involving old Arab sheikhs "marrying" local minor girls.

Rao, in a review meeting organized here, asked the officials to keep a track on the trafficking of girls to the Arab countries.

He said that has asked the to take stringent action on this issue.

"We should chalk out some plans to curb this. Sushma madam has also assured that she would help to bring the citizen back, but they would be found guilty again, then their passport would be cancelled for five years", He continued.

TS Home Nayini Narasimha Reddy, DGP M. Mahender Reddy, VV Srinivas Rao, Sandeep Sandilya, and other officials also participated in the meeting.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 07:40 IST