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Indian women Uzma Jan forced to marry Pakistani man at gunpoint returns home safely

 2017-05-25 11:08:04.0

Indian women Uzma Jan forced to marry Pakistani man at gunpoint returns home safely

Tahlka News Bureau

New Delhi: Uzma Jan, the Indian women who was forced to marry Pakistani man at gunpoint, came back safely to the homeland on Thursday morning after crossing the Wagah Border accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swara.

Sushma Swaraj Tweeted and welcomed Jan on her return to India.

Swaraj tweeted – "Uzma – Welcome home India' daughter. I am sorry for all that you have gone through".

Jan was seen touching the soil and thereafter placing the arm on her forehead as she entered the Indian Territory crossing the Wagha Border.

Uzma hails from New Delhi, and is in her early 20's. She traveled to Pakistan early this month after which she was forced to marry the accused Tahir Ali, whom she reportedly met in Malaysia and fell in love with. Tahir later forced her to marry him "at gunpoint" in Pakistan on May 3. She also accused her Pakistani husband of molestation and physical abuse and confiscating her travel documents.

On the other hand, Tahir had refuted all such accusations and said that Uzma knew about his first marriage and children whereas he also had the knowledge that she was already married and had a daughter.

Uzma filed the petition on Ma 13 in the Islamabad High Court requesting it to allow her to fly back home urgently a her daughter from her first married in India suffered from thalassemia – a blood disorder characterized by abnormal hemoglobin production.

The court later returned her the immigration paper that were taken by her Pakistani husband Tahir Ali.

She later came to Islamabad and took refuge in the Indian High Commission after filed the case against the accused Tahir Ali of making her marry him at gun point.


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