Thursday Nov 09 2017

Newlywed bride on the run after robbing husband, in-laws in Sargodha


SARGODHA: A newlywed bride robbed her husband, in-laws and managed to run away on the second day of marriage, Geo News reported.

On Thursday, the groom, Muhammad Asif, accepted before the court of additional district and sessions judge Sargodha Zulfikar Ali that he got married to a woman identified as Erum, who later robber him and his family.

He said that the bride fed sleeping pills to the family while they were busy preparing for the valima [reception], on the second day of marriage.

The groom, Muhammad Asif, detailed the case before a sessions judge on Thursday. Photo: Geo News screen grab

Asif shared that the family later on also learnt that the woman had given a false name at the time of her nikkah, and she is already a mother of five children.

The judge ordered that the bride and her accomplices should be arrested and summoned a report over the matter from police.

Asif also claimed that the driver of deputy mayor Sargodha had played an important role in the wedding.

On September 24, the police had arrested an 18-year-old girl for robbing people through fake marriages in Sargodha.

The girl, in a span of four months, married seven times and deprived people of their valuable possessions.

The case came to attention, after affected grooms, Allah Dutta and Azhar Mahmood, presented their Nikah contracts before a session court.

According to court sources, Sana would disappear after a day or two with the stolen goods and jewelry.

A case has been registered in the jurisdiction of urban area police station against the girl.

The court in its ruling ordered the girl to be sent to prison.

The group working with the girl included her alleged brother, father and ‘Nikahkhawan’ (marriage registrar), who were also found to be fraud.

The marriages weren't registered correctly anywhere.

Sources informed that Sana and her group would hunt for men who were looking to marry and dupe them.