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Dua Zehra: Court allows ‘missing’ Karachi teen to go wherever she wants

LAHORE – A court in Punjab capital has allowed a teenage girl to go wherever she wants as the police’s appeal to shift her to Darul Aman was dismissed hours after she was recovered from Okara days after gone missing in Karachi.

Dua Zehra, the girl who went missing from the seaside metropolis around 10 days back, was presented in the Model Town Court to record her statement on Tuesday.

The girl told the court that she left her parent’s home on her own will and no one had abducted her. She also refused to go to Darul Aman, saying she was 18 years of age. She maintained that there was no danger to her life and prayed the judge to dismiss the law enforcers’ request to shift her to shelter home.

Following her statement, Judicial Magistrate Tasawar Iqbal ordered that Dua is free to go wherever she wants, and the police let the couple go free. Judge also ruled that Dua could not be forced to go to Darul Aman against her will.

Earlier in the day, the teenager released a video statement, in which she denied that she was not abducted or kidnapped. Dua also rejected her parents’ claim that she is underage. 

Courtesy: Daily Pakistan

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