The Supreme Court reserved its decision in the Dua Zahra case. The court told the father that he could meet him for the whole day but could not force the girl.
An appeal was heard in the Supreme Court Karachi Registry against the decision of the High Court in the Dua Zahra case. Dua Zahra’s father Mehdi Kazmi appeared in the court.
The lawyer of Dua Zahra’s parents replied that the girl is in Lahore, to which the court asked if the girl was called. Were you allowed to see the baby Father Dua Zahra said that they were allowed to meet for 5 minutes in the chamber.
Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar inquired whether the medical board was formed, to which the lawyer said no, the medical board was not formed, he filed a petition for recovery in the Sindh High Court.
Justice Sajjad Ali Shah said that at your request the girl was called and her consent was sought. The matter of child marriage is understood but abduction is not understood.
Justice Sajjad Ali Shah read out the statement of prayer in the Sindh High Court and said that we can understand the grief of his father, but the statements of the girl have been made, you cannot accuse anyone that she was forced. ۔
Justice Muneeb Akhtar asked if you challenged the decision of Lahore High Court there. Lawyer Mehdi Kazmi said that the petition of Lahore High Court was disposed of, on which Justice Muneeb Akhtar remarked, “We know the feelings of the case but emotional.” No need to be.
Justice Sajjad Ali Shah said that the Sindh High Court had said that illegal detention does not take place.
Justice Muneeb Akhtar said that there are two legal points, one is kidnapping and the other is custody. Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar also remarked that marriage cannot be challenged even by father, only a girl can challenge the status of marriage.
Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar asked Dua Zahra’s father if the girl was making so many statements, what do you suspect? What will happen if the girl refuses to meet again? What can happen if girls give statement in court?
Justice Muneeb Akhtar said that you can file a case of Guardian in Sessions Court, there is no case of harassment and kidnapping. Even under the law, marriage does not end.
Justice Sajjad Ali Shah in his remarks said that she is a girl, not a cow, buffalo or goat. ۔
The court asked Mehdi Kazmi in an interview what do you want? To which the father said that we do not get married without a guardian, even if the girl refuses after meeting, my position will be to hand over the daughter to me.
On which Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar said that what is going on, that your profession and their profession is different, what will you do if you do not accept the child even after the meeting.
Later in the Dua Zahra case, the Supreme Court reserved its verdict. The verdict will be announced today.