Pakistani Compensation Marriage of Children Called Off By Police Intervention

Young Pakistani Wife falls ill out of the blue and dies under suspicious circumstances.

Village elders dictate that Wife’s Sister-in-Law be married off to a Cousin of Wife’s, a practice known as “compensation marriage”, and Husband pay some money to Wife’s family.

Wife’s sister-in-law is nine years old and Cousin fourteen years old.

Police intervene and compensation marriage is called off.

Pakistan outlaws child marriage, but the penalty for it is one month in prison and a $10 fine.

Read more in this Fox News article: Pakistani police save 9-year-old girl from marriage to 14-year-old boy .