An FIR has to be filed if a child marriage was solemnised and the parties should be warned if it was prevented.
"Police are least bothered about arresting those involved in child marriages.
Gokul.RajendranThough child marriage is considered one of the biggest social evils, it seems that Trichy is not trying hard enough to curb the menace in the society.
"The bridegroom is the prime accused in the child marriage and his parents should also face action.
The data from the sources of the social welfare department shows that five marriages were stopped in Musiri block while four marriages each were prevented in Thuraiyur and Vaiyampatti.