SHC orders for JIT to investigate women trafficking

42

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday granted bail to a man accused of duping a young girl into marriage before selling her off to human traffickers. Justice Salahuddin Panhwar-led single judge bench also ordered the Home Department to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate alleged human smuggling to Gulf countries.

The accused, Adnan, pleaded innocence in the case pertaining to abduction of the young girl, named Muskan. He claimed that she was trapped by Sonia who he had married after befriending her on Facebook. He claimed that he had no knowledge of Sonia’s business.