CHITRAL (BALOCHISTAN): Pakistan police have launched an investigation into the marriage of a 14-year-old lady with Maulana Salahuddin Ayubi, chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F), and a Member of Nationwide Meeting (MNA) from Balochistan.
Citing native media, Pak Observer has reported that the police have launched the probe after receiving a grievance from an NGO working for the welfare of girls in Chitral.
In line with a report by Daybreak, the lady was a pupil of Authorities Ladies Excessive Faculty, Jughoor, the place her date of start had been recorded as of October 28, 2006, which confirmed that she had not attained the age of marriage.
Maulana Salahuddin Ayubi, the Member of the Nationwide Meeting is in his late 50s, in accordance with Pakistan media.
Chitral police station SHO Inspector Sajjad Ahmed was quoted as saying that just a few days in the past on the grievance of the organisation, the police had reached the lady’s residence, however her father had denied the lady’s marriage and had even given an affidavit to this impact.
The wedding of the teenage lady with the Pakistan MP, who’s 4 instances her age, comes regardless of the nation’s regulation, which doesn’t enable marriages of women beneath the age of 16 and likewise recommends punishment for fogeys in the event that they wilfully do it.
In line with Pak Observer, the lawmaker has solely solemnized Nikkah with the lady whereas a correct bridal ceremony is but to be held.
In the meantime, the Decrease Chitral DPO has mentioned that the lady’s father has assured the authorities that he won’t ship his daughter till she is 16-years-old.