Number of accused in Dua Zahra case may be known as ‘a gang’, lawyer says

Lawyer Jibran Nasir (L) and Dua Zahra.  — Facebook/Screengrab/via YouTube
Lawyer Jibran Nasir (L) and Dua Zahra. — Fb/Screengrab/by means of YouTube
  • Jibran Nasir reveals motive behind demand to shift Dua Zahra to Karachi from Lahore.
  • Says Zahra’s mom and father could current her for her desires merely in Karachi.
  • Says all elementary companies accessible to Zahra at shelter residence in Karachi.

Social activist and lawyer throughout the high-profile Dua Zahra case, Jibran Nasir, has said that he would title the number of accused throughout the case “a gang”.

In a dialog with Neutral UrduJibran said: “A family consists of 4 members — two mom and father and two kids. A gaggle consists of 11 members whereas a squad consists of 16 members. Nonetheless police have nominated 34 people as accused on this case. I consider [a group of] 34 members may be known as a gang,” he said.

Revealing the rationale behind demanding Zahra’s change to the Darul Aman in Karachi from Lahore, Jibran said that he made the demand to change her once more to the metropolitan because of her mom and father are within the similar metropolis.

“If the girl wanted to be saved in a shelter residence, then it must be in Karachi [instead of Lahore] so that her mom and father could current her for her desires”, he said.

It must be well-known that Dua was shifted from the shelter residence in Karachi to Lahore following the lawyer’s demand.

Speaking in regards to the companies supplied to {{the teenager}} in Darul Aman correct now, Jibran said that the said shelter residence was a pilot endeavor of the Sindh authorities and has all the required services and security accessible to the child.

Dua, 15, had made headlines all through the nation after she had mysteriously disappeared from Karachi in April nonetheless later declared that she had run away from her residence to marry 21-year-old Zaheer Ahmed.

Dua’s father, Mehdi Kazmi, filed a case of abduction in the direction of Zaheer nonetheless when the case was taken sooner than the Lahore Model Metropolis Court docket docket’s Judicial magistrate, he rejected the police’s request to shift her to a shelter residence, saying that she was “free to go wherever she wishes” as she was not underage.

Nonetheless, Kazmi continued his battle for Dua’s custody, reiterating that she was a minor and employed lawyer Nasir to take over the case.

As quickly as Nasir was on board, an ossification examine to search out out her age was re-conducted following which it grew to turn into clear that she was, actually, a minor and her marriage was not licensed.

Thereafter, Dua was shifted to Darul Aman beneath strict security nonetheless is however to be handed over to her mom and father. Within the meantime, Zaheer, who may presumably be arrested for his crime, obtained pre-arrest bail from a courses courtroom on July 25.