Hyderabad: The city police today foiled a bid by an Omani national to marry a minor girl in Hyderabad.
According to G Ramesh, Inspector of Police Rein Bazaar, "the foreigner Badhar Yusuf Said who is on tourist visa in the country, lured the girl's parents with money and tried to marry her. We got a tip from the locals saying that the Omani national is trying marry the minor girl. We arrested him and foiled his attempt", Ramesh said.
A case under relevant sections of Prevention of Child Marriage Act and IPC has been registered in this connection, police said.