Woman seeks action against in-laws for assault -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Woman seeks action against in-laws for assault

SHIKARPUR: A woman Ms Nazia Parveen Soomro, 22, claimed here on Thursday that she has been criminally assaulted by her brothers-in-law after administrating her drugs and injections.

Talking to journalists, she said that she had married Rafique Ahmed Memon of Sukkur in 2009 after their friendship through cell phone.

She said that she had been living with her husband where, she claimed, that three brothers of her husband viz; Pervez Memon, Sikandar Memon and Deedar Memon criminally assaulted her after administrating her intoxicating drugs and injections. She told her husband about the incident who kept quiet.

According to her, she along with her husband, shifted to Shikarpur where once again Pervez Memon criminally assaulted her and later forcibly took her husband away besides snatching cell phone, gold ornaments and an amount of Rs25,000.

After few days Rafique Ahmed Memon, her husband, sent divorce papers to her due to alleged pressure of his brothers, she claimed.

She appealed to the chief justice of the Supreme Court and the chief minister of Sindh to take action against her in-laws who had criminally assaulted her and also forced her husband Rafiq to divorce her.

She said she had been receiving threats from her in-laws and sought their arrest.

Source: Dawn

Date:1/7/2011