KARACHI: In a serious growth, the police on Thursday submitted a recent challan in a case involving the alleged abduction of Dua Zahra — who had mysteriously gone lacking from Karachi in April however later declared that she had run away from her residence to marry 21-year-old Zaheer Ahmed — to a judicial Justice of the Peace in Karachi East.
Within the new challan, the police stated that no proof was discovered that Dua Zahra was kidnapped. As per the interrogations carried out up to now, the Karachi woman went to Punjab on her personal the place she tied the knot, it acknowledged.
In including to this, the Karachi police stated that her ‘nikah’ was not solemnized in Sindh. Part 216 of the Sindh Little one Act doesn’t apply to the suspects within the case as they obtained married in Punjab, learn the challan.
The police additional stated that the 2 arrested suspects, Ghulam Mustafa and Ashar, have been discovered harmless and sought the court docket’s orders to launch them.
The police pleaded with the court docket to declare the case as C-class.
Dua Zahra was recovered from Punjab’s Chishtian on June 5 and was produced earlier than the Sindh Excessive Court docket on June 6, learn the police challan.
SHC permits Dua Zahra to determine her destiny
On June 8, the SHC allowed teenager Dua Zahra to determine the place she desires to go, along with her mother and father or husband.
In a three-page written order, Justice Junaid Ghaffar stated the court docket reached the decision in keeping with the testimonies. “In gentle of all of the proof, this isn’t a case of kidnapping.”
“…the alleged/minor Dua E Zahra Kazmi, pursuant to her assertion on Oath and Age Certificates is about at liberty to determine as to whom she intends to reside and go alongside,” the order learn.
Within the order, the court docket additionally stated that it has determined to eliminate Zahra’s father’s — Mehdi Ali Kazmi — petition for her restoration because the case of his daughter was not of kidnapping.