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Islamabad/Canadian-Media: A Christian minor girl was allegedly abducted before being forcefully converted and married to a Muslim man, media reports said.
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A judicial magistrate registered a case against Syed Ali Azhar, the husband, as well as against cleric Qazi Abdul Rasool Naqshbandi, the justice of peace and facilitators and witnesses under Section 3 of the Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act, 2013, media reports said.
Non-bailable arrest warrants for the absconding suspects were also issued by the magistrate.
The judge sent the matter to the district and sessions’ judge (South) for initiating a trial.
Police had booked Azhar, his brothers Syed Mohsin Ali and Syed Shariq Ali and their friend Danish for allegedly kidnapping the teenage girl, forcibly converting her and marrying her to a Muslim man.