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Dua Zehra's father withdraws petition filed in SC Karachi Registry

Dua Zehra's father withdraws petition filed in SC Karachi Registry
June 23, 2022 Web Desk

KARACHI (92 News) - Mehdi Kazmi, father of Dua Zehra, withdrew the petition filed in the Supreme Court Karachi Registry on Thursday.

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court Karachi Registry had announced the reserved verdict on a plea of Dua Zehra’s father.

During the hearing, Justice Sajjad Ali Shah observed that the case was not under the jurisdiction of court. He ordered her father to approach an apporpriate forum for the formation of a medical board.

He asked Mehdi Kazmi that his daughter had contracted the marriage of her choice and she too had rights. 'What will we do if your daughter does not want to go with you?" he questioned.

The court asked whether the police had arranged a meeting with her parents. Mehdi Kazmi told court that the meeting was held in a chamber for five minutes in the presence of 15-20 policemen.

The court remarked that the girl had given the statement in two courts she had not been kidnapped.