LAHORE: Indian national Dr. Uzma, who was at the centre of a case pertaining to her marriage to Pakistani man Tahir Ali, has crossed the Wagah border into her native India. She had crossed into Pakistan through the same border point on May 1.
She had earlier arrived at the Wagah border accompanied Indian Deputy High Commissioner and other officials of the Indian High Commission.
Dr. Uzma had gotten married to resident of Buner Tahir Ali which she says was solemnized by force.
Islamabad High Court had allowed Uzma to return back to India yesterday granting the her plea filed through the Indian High Commission. She had asked the court to allow her to return to India to look after after seriously ill daughter. Interestingly Uzma had written on her visa information form to get Pakistani visa that she wanted to visit Pakistan to look after her aunt who was sick.
Meanwhile, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj welcomed Uzma back home. Calling Uzma “India’s daughter” Sushma twetted, “I am sorry for all that you have gone through.”
Uzma, accompanied by Indian mission officials, crossed the Wagah Border near Amritsar this morning.