Was forced to marry Pakistan man at gunpoint: Indian woman

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She also claimed that her immigration documents were snatched

 

 

A 20-year-old Indian woman, who approached the Indian High Commission in Islamabad with a request to repatriate her, on Monday alleged that she was forced to marry a Pakistani citizen on gunpoint, marking a new turn in the case.

 

Uzma filed a plea with an Islamabad court against her husband Tahir Ali alleging that she was being harassed and intimidated by him. She also recorded her statement before a magistrate.

 

 

 

She also claimed that her immigration documents were snatched, according to Geo News reported.

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Uzma said she does not want to leave the Indian High Commission premises till she could safely travel back to India.

 

According to reports, Uzma’s husband met her in the High Commission this morning but he was not present in the court.

 

The Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi said that the immigration documents state that Uzma obtained the visa under the visit category.

 

Pakistani authorities have said that the Indian citizen did not share her plans to marry in Pakistan when she applied for the visa and expressed her intent to visit her relatives in Pakistan.(read more)

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