Journalists, Child Welfare Officials Attacked

CUTTACK: Child Welfare Committee (CWC) officials and media persons were attacked by bride’s family during a minor girl’s marriage in Cuttack on Sunday.

The officials and media persons were injured in the attack. The injured persons have been admitted to SCB medical college and hospital.

After getting information, a police team led by an ACP of Cuttack has been sent to child marriage spot in Khalarda village under Cuttack Sadar police station.

Cuttack DCP Sanjiv Arora said action would be taken against the accused persons informing that five individuals have been detained at Sadar police station.