Court bans media from using Karachi teen girl’s name who went missing in April

Court bans media from using Karachi teen girl’s name who went missing in April

August 3, 2022 0

What happened:

A court has ordered that no mention of the 15-year-old girl who went missing in Karachi in April and was later discovered in Punjab, should be made in the media.

Details:

Judicial Magistrate (East) Aftab Ahmed Bughio issued the restraining order in response to a request made by the state prosecutor, Muhammad Younus, who asked that the mainstream media and social media activists not divulge the identity of the girl in the underage marriage case in accordance with Rule 18 of the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act, 2016.

Mahnoor Tariq
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