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Thursday, March 1, 2018

15-year-old Indian girl married off to an older Nigerian man (PHOTOS)

This is the moment a gloomy teenage girl is being married off to an older Nigerian man. 

Social media users in India have been reacting to the union with anger.

According to Raj Kumar Rai, the name of the girl is Sabiha Banu and the man Abu Bakr Al Moum.

He wrote: “Sabiha Banu from Mangalore married (or sold) to Abu Bakr Al Moum of Nigeria.”

The girl is believed to be around 15 years old while the man looks 60.

The wedding ceremony took place in Karnataka, a state in South western region of India.

Below are a few reactions to the marriage:

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