Newly-wed Indian woman seeks immediate repatriation, files petition in IHC

Newly-wed Indian woman seeks immediate repatriation, files petition in IHC

Newly-wed Indian woman seeks immediate repatriation, files petition in IHC

Tahir Ali in his petition alleged that his wife, Dr Uzma, has been illegally and unlawfully detained at the Indian High Commission and his right to meet her has been violated. He said Uzma signed an affidavit that she was marrying him without any pressure.

The diplomat told the court that he was texting on his phone and not using his camera.

He claimed that he has Whatsapp messages where Uzma asked him not to disclose details of his first marriage and also to exaggerate details of his educational qualification when her brother asks.

A Pakistani national who married an Indian woman now residing at Indian High Commission has approached the Islamabad High Court to meet her in a free environment.

The petition stated that her husband, Tahir Ali, had deceived her as he was already married, and that he stole her passport and other travel documents, Dawn online reported.

The petition also urged the court for an immediate hearing in the matter.

He added that the Indian Ministry of External Affairs had also requested the FO for details pertaining to her marriage to Ali, a Pakistani national.

"Tahir deceived me and forced me to marry him at gunpoint".

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Ali rejected the allegations of physical and sexual violence and said Uzma should be medically examined to establish the claims.

The petition has also sought exemption from police reporting with an inscription that Dr. Uzam's daughter, Falak, is also not feeling well in India and her return has become mandatory.

"I urge the court to ask the Foreign Office to issue duplicate travel documents so that I may travel back to India", the application stated.

In the petition, Ali said that he is a taxi driver in Malaysia.

According to an India Today report, Uzma claims that she was forced to marry a Pakistani man against her wishes.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's adviser on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Uzma will be sent back as soon as the legal issues in the case are resolved, according to PTI.

Calling her husband and the Foreign Office as parties to the case, Uzma declared the Indian High Commission in Islamabad's diplomatic enclave as her residence.

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