Second marriage without permission, Jurisdiction, P L D 2019 Peshawar 180

P L D 2019 Peshawar 180
Before Ishtiaq Ibrahim, J
WAQAS KHAN—Petitioner
Versus
Dr. SEEMA HANIF—Respondent

Ss. 177 & 179—Muslim Family Laws Ordinance (VIII of 1961), S.6—Rules under the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961, R. 21—Notification No. AO(LG)1(20)/81 dated 24-09- 1992—Second marriage without permission of first wife—Second Nikah having been solemnized at Islamabad while first wife residing at Peshawar filed complaint at Peshawar—Judicial Magistrate dismissed the complaint due to lack of jurisdiction but Appellate Court remanded the matter with the direction to proceed in accordance with law—Validity—Subsequent Nikah had been solemnized at Islamabad but wife-complainant was residing at Peshawar with her parents when husband contracted second marriage—Courts both at Islamabad as well as Peshawar had jurisdiction to try the offence–

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