Harassment: Man accused of forcefully marrying off sister-in-law

Published: September 13, 2012

Two abusive husbands and a daughter-selling father later, woman fears for her future. PHOTO: FILE

MANSEHRA: 

A man has allegedly abducted and forcibly solemnised the nikkah of a married girl to his younger brother in a remote village of Kaghan valley, police said on Wednesday.

Ghulam Rasool* of Kamal Ban Kaghan told the police that the nikah of his daughter Bisma*, 17, was solemnised with Nadeem Shah* of the same village about four months back and was registered with a local nikah registrar. But due to financial constraints, the rukhsati had been delayed indefinitely. However, his son-in-law, Kareem Shah* of Patan Des village was annoyed over their nikah.

He abducted Nagina with the help of his relatives Ahmed* and Shahid* late Tuesday and forcibly solemnised her nikah with his younger brother Zahid*.

While terming the step “unIslamic”, Sarwar has demanded the police for recovery of his daughter and bringing the culprits to justice.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 13th, 2012.

Reader Comments (2)

  • Ali
    Sep 13, 2012 - 12:35PM

    So girl’s actual name is Nagina… ET please recheck before publishing…

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  • mr. righty rightist
    Sep 13, 2012 - 3:38PM

    It’s so complicated, ET needs to publish images of family tree for us to understand.

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