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Pakistan

Web Desk
May 25, 2017
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Dr Uzma, who married Pakistani man, returns to India

Dr Uzma, who married Pakistani man, returns to India

ISLAMABAD: Indian citizen Dr Uzma, who married a Pakistani man from Buner, has reached India after Islamabad High Court (IHC) given her permission to return to home.

Dr Uzma arrived at Wagah Border on Thursday morning with India Deputy High Commissioner to Islamabad, from where she returned to India.

Islamabad High Court on Wednesday allowed Dr Uzma to go back to India. The court had handed her over original immigration documents, which her husband Tahir had submitted.

The court also ordered that police provide security to the Indian woman till Wagah Border.

Dr Uzma, in a statement before a magistrate, had accused her husband of harassment and claimed that she was forced to marry Tahir Ali, a Pakistani citizen, at gunpoint.

However, Tahir claims he and Uzma, who belongs to New Delhi, fell in love with each other in Malaysia, after which she travelled to Pakistan on May 01 via the Wagah border, and got married to him on May 3.

Both, Uzma and Tahir had filed petitions in the IHC. Dr Uzma had filed a petition seeking permission to leave for India while her husband Tahir filed petition seeking meeting with her wife and stopping her from leaving Pakistan.

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