Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has confirmed party chief Imran Khan’s third marriage with Bushra Manika that took place on Sunday in a simple ceremony in Lahore.
PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhary confirmed the development, saying that the ceremony was held at Manika’s resident.
Inamul Haq told DawnNews that only close relatives participated in the ceremony and Mufti Saeed performed the nikah in the presence of witnesses. The ceremony was held a low-profile one as per the desire of Imran Khan, he added.
The News in an article published in January had claimed that Khan had married for the third time in a secret ceremony on January 1, saying that Mufti Saeed had performed the nikkah. PTI, which had originally refuted the claim, ‘clarified’ a few days after the report was published that Khan had proposed marriage to Bushra Maneka, believed to be a respected Pir (faith healer) in Pakpattan.
Soon after, the party leader had also broken his silence through a series of tweets, saying, “My crime is wanting to get married”… see more