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Dua Zehra case: SC orders of petition after father removes plea – Pakistan

Karachi Supreme Court Register (SC) on Thursday reclaimed of the petition filed father of Dua Zehra as a teenage girl who missing from Karachi in April and was returned from Punjab earlier this month challenging the Sindh High Court (SHC) ruling after it withdrew its plea.

On June 8, the Supreme Court ruled that Dua, who claims she is married of of her own accord, was free to decide her own fate. Subsequently, her father filed a motion to challenge the verdict.

The case was accepted up A three-man bench CC consisting of Judges Sajjad Ali Shah, Judges Munib Akhtar and Judges Mohammed Ali Mazhar.

“The case does not fall under our jurisdiction,” the court said, adding that father Mehdi Kazmi, should refer to relevant forums for formation of medical board determine her age.

The petition claimed that SHC made a mistake in law, releasing a minor Dua instead of placing her in legal custody of guardian. He said that the court could only set a person of age at large, while minors had to be placed under the legal guardianship of a guardian.

At the beginning of today’s hearing, the court asked Dua parents if they had met teenager, to which Kazmi replied that he was allowed to meet his daughter in SHC camera for 15 to 20 minutes in presence of police officer.

Justice Shah also asked if he had a medical examination of Dua was made in conformity with orders of high court. petitionerx counsel Gibran Nasir, answered in affirmative.

AT one moment, Judge Mazhar asked petitioner if they challenged Dua’s medical report. “We wrote a letter on health secretary in in this regard,” Nasir replied, calling on the court to return the teenager.

Court also noted that the SHC instructed the investigator to present challan in court of first instance.

During the hearing, Judge Akhtar asked where the marriage could be challenged, to which Judge Mazhar replied, “In family court.”

Court also inquired about the number of people arrested in case so far. “Nikkah khuvan and the witness have been arrested,” Kazmi’s lawyer said.

Justice Akhtar also noted that petitioner should went to civil court for relief.

Addressing the petitioner, Judge Sajjad Ali Shah said: “We understand how you feel [but] girl got married of of her own free will also has rights.”

Judge Mohammad Ali Mazhar told Kazmi that he and his wife could meet their daughter and ask if she facing any pressure. However, he asked what the couple would do if Dua refused to go. back with them.

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Speaking to reporters outside court, Kazmi Jibran Nasir’s lawyer said that petitioner claimed that the teenager was a minor. The court said it should first be confirmed whether Dua is a minor, for formation of medical board is required, he said.

Nasir said the Supreme Court accepted the petitioner’s request for formation of in board and assured them that SHC decision won’t be a hindrance in in this respect.

“When we go to the doctor board and come back with a report that proves that Dua is in fact a minor, and the stated age on the previous certificate was invalid, then the doors of SC will be open for us again.”

Nasir also took on twitter comment on them next plan of action in detail.

“After receiving permission from the honorary sun for honey. board formed according to law for appropriate medical indications, and with directions that high court observation with with respect to age of the girl will not interfere with the parent’s case before any court, we did not insist on our civil suit for leave to appeal (CPLA),” he said.

Nasir said they would now go to the Supreme Court of Sindh. for Constitution of medical board and family court challenge nikanama.

He said that criminal case against Zahir, allegedly Dua’s husband will continue to work in the court of first instance, adding that they will apply to the higher court. again after the constitution of medical board.

A business

April 16 Dua parents filed first information report that they daughter was kidnapped when she left in house Dispose of of some trash. The incident caused an uproar, especially on social media, which prompted the authorities to pay attention to this.

Almost 10 days later, on On April 26, a teenage girl was removed from Okara. In a video message that day, Dua said that she had not been kidnapped and that she had married Zahir. of her free will.

She said she had left her house of at will. “I got married out of free will. Not one forced me to. I’m happy with my husband here. For God’s sake, don’t bother me,” she said.

Dua was also said she was 18 years old, claiming that her parents lied about her age.

Subsequently, she and Zahir went to the Lahore District and Sessions Court and filed a petition. against Dua father and cousin.

Meanwhile, the police were also filed plea in court demanding that dua be sent to Darul Aman. However, the judge denied the request and allowed the teen to “walk wherever she went”. wanted to”.

On the other hand, Dua parents were adamant that they daughter was kidnapped and said she was forced give statement.

Teenagers father It was also approached the SHC in May with a plea against decisions of the Punjab court. Kazmi stated in a petition that, according to her education, birth certificate and other records, Dua’s age is 13 years old, and under the Sindh Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2013, marriage to a minor is illegal.

He asked the court to order a medical examination of his daughter. In the following days, the Karachi police repeatedly failed produce a teenager in the court angered the judges.

On June 6, SHC ordered an ossification to determine Dua’s age. She was also sent to an orphanage home for time after she refused to date her parents.

Two days later, the court ruled that the teenager was free to decide who she is wanted to live with. During the hearing, IO filed his report along with with age certificate issued office of police surgeon, who stated that according to the conclusion of doctors and department of the Civil Hospital of radiology, bone age of the alleged abductee was between 16 and 17 years old of age.

In your order bench said that the petition had achieved its purpose, since it was only to the extent that of location of alleged minor/kidnapped.

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