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Couples face forced marriage for curfew violation

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2015

Bandung – Twenty-nine couples in Purwakarta regency, West Java may be forced to marry for staying out past a dating curfew.

"[From Sept. 17] until Oct. 17, 30 couples were warned by the village security council," Purwakarta Regent Dedi Mulyadi said on Wednesday.

Dedi said one of the couples married in front of the village judge after violating a local regulation stipulating a dating curfew of 9 p.m. for a third time.

He said his administration would continue to implement the regulation despite criticism from various parties.

Source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/10/22/islands-focus-couples-face-forced-marriage-curfew-violation.html