HANGU: A woman from Sindh has appealed to the chief justice of the Peshawar High Court to provide her protection as she was facing threats after contracting marriage on her own free will.
Speaking at a news conference here on Monday, 23-year old Sameera Abbas said she had married 18-year old Zeeshan and shifted to Hangu from Sindh.She said her father-in-law Sarwar Ali invited her father Abbas Ali to come to Hangu to resolve the issue.
“My father wanted to take me back to Sindh, but I refused to go with him,” she stressed.Sameera Abbas said her parents asked her to visit them and when she went there she learnt that she was going to be killed. She said she got back to her husband’s home in Hangu to save her life.
”My father filed a complaint in the court against me but I don’t want to go back to
my parents’ home as I am living a happy life with my husband. My father has
hired men to kill me,” she alleged.She appealed to the chief justice of the Peshawar High Court to provide her protection as her life was in danger.