Sahiwal: Love marriage couple attacked
SAHIWAL: The family of a free will marriage girl attacked the couple outside the court of Civil Judge–cum–Judicial Magistrate here on Monday. The couple along with their counsels sustained injuries in the attack. As per detail, one Tahreem Fatima, daughter of Allah Rakha, a resident of Chak 70/5/R contracted free will marriage with a youth namely Jaleel Haider, a resident of Gujranwala. On the other hand, her parents got registered a case of abduction against Jaleel Haider at the Noor Shah Police Station. On Monday, Tahreem Fatima along with her Husband Jaleel Haider and their counsels Nassem Haider, Islamul Haq and others came to record their statement with Civil Judge Naeem Shahbaz.
Meanwhile, father of the girl, Allah Rakha along with other 20 persons attacked the couple and their counsels. The accused also resorted to firing. A scuffle erupted between the two parties which resulted in injuries to the counsels for the couple. The couple was also injured in the scuffle. Later, the police reached the spot and arrested five culprits including Allah Rakha, Yasin and others. The police have registered a case against 20 accused. Later, the girl got her statement recorded in the court of Civil Judge–cum–Judicial Magistrate Sajid Khan. She told the court that no one had abducted her and she had contracted marriage with Jaleel Haider on her own free will. Later, the couple was escorted to their home by the police.