MINGORA, Pakistan: A policeman, charged by his teenage wife of chopping off her nose and keeping her in wrongful confinement for many days, was arrested by police and sent to prison by a local magistrate on Sunday.
Shahida, a victim of child marriage, claimed that she was only seven when she was married to the suspect, Sahibzada, a constable of special police. She alleged that her husband used to torture her on different pretexts.
The 17-year-old mother a child managed to escape from the residence of her husband at Manja area in Kabal tehsil in injured condition on Thursday.
She was admitted to Saidu Sharif Hospital for the treatment of her chopped nose.
Police say suspect has admitted to committing crime
An official of Kabal police station told Dawn that after the girl was admitted to the hospital, a complaint was registered…
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