A high Pakistani court docket on Friday granted bail to a person accused of kidnapping a Hindu woman from a busy space within the Peshawar Cantonment final month, citing lack of sturdy proof.

The accused, Obaidur Rahman, in his early 20s, had moved the Peshawar Excessive Court docket after rejection of his bail software by the lower-civil court docket right here.

The Excessive Court docket granted bail on Friday citing lack of sturdy proof.

The woman’s mom had filed a grievance in early December final yr. The police managed to rescue the woman in her 20s inside 24 hours of registration of the FIR.

Following the excessive court docket’s aid, the accused can be launched from jail, an official mentioned.

Rahman was accused of kidnapping the woman from the busy R A Bazaar space in Peshawar Cantonment.

Hindu women are recurrently kidnapped and subjected to brutalities in Pakistan.

There are 4.4 million Hindus within the nation, comprising 2.14 per cent of the overall inhabitants, in keeping with the 2017 Pakistan Census.

Nevertheless, the Pakistan Hindu Council claims there are round 8 million Hindus within the nation.

The vast majority of Pakistan’s Hindus are settled in Sindh province, the place they share tradition, traditions and language with Muslim residents. They typically complain of harassment by extremist forces.

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