ISLAMABAD: A young married couple, allegedly threatened by the Sindh police , yesterday approached the Supreme Court for protection and justice.

20-year old Zeenat Hussain of Khoso tribe was married to a boy, Sain Dad, with her free will on November 10, 2015.

Abdur Rehman, the father of the girl, got an FIR registered with Police Station Dabbar, Sukkur, alleging Sain Dad along with Haji Ali Gul and brothers Sher Ali Khan and Balak Sher, had abducted his daughter.

It was contended that Haji Ali Gul, Sain Dad, Sher Ali Khan and Balak Sher had secured pre-arrest on December 21, 2015. However, the police raided the house of Haji Ali Gul and Sain Dad and took them to the police station. It said the police were hurdling life threat at them.

Zeenat Hussain and Balak Sher, who are living in Gulistan-e- Johar, Karachi, filed a petition in the apex court, Islamabad under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution.

The petitioners, Haji Ali Gul, Sain Dad, Sher Ali Khan and Balak Sher, contended they had got pre-arrest bail from the Sindh High Court, but the police arrested them and hurled life threats at them. They said under Article 35 of the Constitution, the state was bound to protect the people, but the Sindh police had registered a false case against them and were threatening them.

The petitioners prayed to the apex court to quash the FIR lodged on November 13, 2015, and take strict action against the Sindh police , besides recovering their valuable articles taken away by the police.

They have made the Sindh IGP, East Karachi DIG, AIG, Gulistan Johar SHO and the girl’s father respondents in the case.