Arrest Warrant against Pak Cleric accused of solemnising Minor Christian Girl's Marriage
A Pakistani court has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for a cleric accused of solemnising the marriage of a minor Christian girl who was allegedly forced to convert to Islam.
Qazi Mufti Ahmed Jaan Raheemi, who was on October 16 declared an absconder in the case filed by the girl, is also named in another case related to the conversion and underage marriage of another girl.
A magistrate court in Karachi issued the non bailable arrest warrant while hearing the case of of the Christian girl who has filed a petition alleging that she was forcibly converted to Islam and married to one Muhammad Imran.
The girl named the cleric, her husband and his four relatives in the case.
Last month, the court had issued a bailable warrant against Raheemi and four other suspects in the case.