Member of National Assembly Maulana Salahuddin Ayubi has got married to a 14-year-old Chitrali girl, sources said.
As per the details, Police said that they were investigating the matter at the request of an NGO working for the welfare of women in Chitral. Police told the news source that Nikah of the girl was solemnized out of Chitral and the matter was under investigation.
“We have started an investigation into this case,” additional SHO Rehmat Ali said while confirming application against the JUI-Leader
MNA Salahuddin Ayubi was elected to National Assembly from constituency NA-263 (Kila Abdullah) as a leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F).
According to sources, the minor girl belongs to the Daroosh area of Chitral, and her family was currently out of the district.
Tahafuz-e-Haqooq-e-Chitral Chairman Pir Mukhtar Nabi said that they were consulting lawyers on this matter and announced to file a writ petition before the court of competent jurisdiction against the MNA. Lower Chitral DPO Sonia Shimroz Khan said that the father of the girl had agreed in writing that he would not do that and would ask the local police before a “proper marriage ceremony”.