In PakistanAn MP has reportedly married a 14-year-old girl. According to a news agency AI, Maulana Salahuddin Ayub is a member of Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) party, against whom a complaint has been registered against him for marrying a 14-year-old girl. Pakistan Police has since launched an investigation into the case.
According to local media, the Pak Observer said that the police had started investigating the case following a complaint from an NGO working for the welfare of women in Chitral. According to Dawn, the girl was studying at Government Girls High School in Jugur. According to school records, the girl’s date of birth was dated October 28, 2006, indicating that she was a minor in terms of marriage. According to Pakistani media, Maulana Salahuddin Ayubi, a member of the National Assembly, is a middle-aged man.