A Pakistan court has made a ruling according to Islamic law, siding with the kidnappers of a Christian that is 14-year-old girl.
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A Pakistan high court has passed a ruling centered on Islamic “sharia” legislation that claims males in Pakistan can marry underage girls so long as they usually have had their very first cycle that is menstrual.
Overseas Christian Concern (ICC), a Christian persecution watchdog team, states the ruling passed down with a panel that is two-judge in direct opposition towards the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act which forbids wedding underneath the chronilogical age of 18.
The ruling came throughout the court hearing that is latest to the kidnapping, forced conversion and wedding of Huma Younus, a 14-year-old Christian girl.
October as CBN News reported, Younus was kidnapped by three men from her home in Karachi last. The males waited on her behalf moms and dads to go out of your house before forcibly taking the girl that is young. She ended up being apparently taken up to Dera Gazi Khan, a populous town into the Punjab province of Pakistan, significantly more than 370 kilometers from her house.
Since that time, the girl’s moms and dads have already been everything that is doing can to recoup their child.
Younus’ moms and dads received papers through the abductors several days after she had been taken, including documents showing her conversion that is alleged to and a married relationship certification. The girl’s mother Nagina said the papers are fake since the date on papers was just like the when her daughter was abducted day.
The family argued the marriage to a man named Jabbar was invalid under the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act in an effort to rescue their daughter. Continue reading Judges Rule Against Kidnapped Christian Child Bride: ‘Unable to Treat Christians as Pakistani Citizens’