The Mahila Court here convicted three persons, including a woman, for conducting the marriage of a minor girl. According to prosecution, Selvi of Ponnammapet conducted the marriage of her 14 year-old daughter with Sakthi (32), an autorickshaw driver in 2015. On receipt of information, Ammapet All Women Police arrested Selvi, Sakthi and Mohanraj, who extended help in solemnising the marriage and filed a case in the Mahila Court. Judge Vijayakumari found all the three guilty of the charge and sentenced Selvi and Sakthi to 12 years of imprisonment each. Mohanraj was sentenced to two years of imprisonment.

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