Video: Omani national arrested for trying to marry a 16-year-old girl in Hyderabad

, 8:49 AM IST

Hyderabad: A 42-year-old Omani national who came to city for a contract marriage is detained by police and the minor girl is rescued. He is arrested for allegedly trying to marry a 16-year-old girl in Chandrayangutta area here, police said.

Fiaz Juma reportedly promised to pay amount to the parents and her family members. It is also reported that Fiaz Juma was already married to a girl from Old City earlier. On a tip off, when Fiaz Juma was interacting with Qazi regarding contract marriage with the minor, police raided the house and detained them.

“One Al Alawi Salah Faiz Juma, an Omani national, has been apprehended along with a qazi Habeeb Ali, in connection with the attempt to marry a minor girl,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (West Zone) V Satyanarayana said.

The duo is being questioned and the process to register a case is being carried out. Further investigation into the case is on.