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


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.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Ali
    Sep 13, 2012 - 12:35PM

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


  • 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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