Punishment of a person who remarries without permission has been quashed: Lahore

The Lahore High Court quashed the sentence of a man who remarried without the consent of his first wife.

The decision of the magistrate has been quashed by the Lahore High Court.

On the complaint of the first wife, the magistrate had sentenced Muzaffar Nawaz, who was getting married for the second time, to three months imprisonment and a fine of Rs 500,000.

The Lahore High Court in its judgment also said that the Family Court has the power to hear the case of second marriage without permission.

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