Lahore High Court (LHC) has ordered action against a nikah khawan for solemnising the marriage of a minor girl.

Justice Anwar-ul-Haq Pannu of LHC heard a petition filed by Humaira Bibi.

The young girl was brought to the court from Dar-ul-Aman. According to the petitioner, the girl is 15-years-old and was forced into marriage.


Justice Pannu asked the girl if she had married of her own free will, to which she replied in the affirmative.

The girl also claimed that her age was around 15 or 16.

Justice Anwar-ul-Haq ordered to file a case against the Nikah Khawan who officiated the marriage of the young girl.

The court ordered the judicial magistrate to decide on the case.