Nankana Sahib Sikh
’s statement couldn’t be recorded in the Lahore high court once again on Thursday after the couple reportedly requested to transfer their case to another judge .
According to sources, Ayesha was brought to the court room from Dar ul Aman in an armored vehicle while a large contingent of riot police was deployed outside the court to prevent any untoward incident between Sikhs and Muslim relatives of the couple who were already on brink of clash in Nankana Sahib in past due to inter religion marriage.
Resident of Nankana Sahib Jagjit Kaur was in relation with local Muslim boy
. She embraced Islam on August 28 and the next day she married Hassan against the wishes of her family who lodged a complaint with police for alleged forcible conversion and marriage of Jagjit. As the incident brought two communities face to face, the local court directed to send Ayesha to Dar ul Aman, Lahore where she has been staying since August 2019.
Sources informed that since the case was being delayed so both Ayesha and Hassan had moved an application to transfer their case to another court for speedy justice.
However, Muhammad Sultan Sheikh, counsel for Ayesha and Hassan, told TOI over phone from Lahore that earlier the case was in the court of justice Shehram Sarwar but since the court was closed due to lockdown so Sarwar had taken holidays and now the case would be heard by justice Sayed Shabaj Ali Rizvi.
He said on Thursday the judge had sought some documents and had fixed July 6 to produce them and would also record Ayesha’s statement. Sultan said heavy police arrangements were made outside court for security reasons.
, relatives of Jagjit Kaur were also present in the court.