Pakistan's most populated city's newly appointed police chief Wednesday warned that strict action will be taken against police officers who harass young couples and ask them for marriage certificates.
"There is a general complaint that policemen in mobiles and motorcycles harass and humiliate couples by asking them to show 'nikahnama' to prove their credentials as husband and wife," Sheikh said in the letter posted on the website of The News.
"You are hereby directed to issue strict instructions to the subordinate staff not to demand 'nikahnama' from any person," he warned.
Sheikh further warned that complaints regarding police officers asking for proof of marriage especially from females should not be heard again.
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