KARACHI: Karachi City Court accepted bail requests of a madrassa teacher and her two accomplices accused of illegally keeping 36 girls in a house in Karachi's Liaquatabad area, Express News reported on Friday.
On November 26, police recovered these girls from the house and sent them to a shelter home. Originally from Bajaur Agency, the girls reportedly went missing from Hameeda Bibi’s madrassa on Jamshed Road near Guru Mandir.
Police presented Hameeda and two of her accomplices before the court today seeking their one-day remand, however, were told that since the suspects were accused of a bailable offense, their remand cannot be granted.
The counsel of the suspects then requested for their bail which was accepted against payment of surety bonds. Hameeda was directed to pay Rs50,000 while the accomplices were told to pay Rs0.1 million each.
The hearing of this case was adjourned till December 10.
Hameeda owned the madrassa and ran it like a boarding school where they girls used to live. She had been running the unregistered madrassa from home for years.