The Jewar Civil Court of Uttar Pradesh granted relief to Seema Ghulam Haider and her partner Sachin Meena on Friday, July 7. The court granted bail with conditions, including the prohibition on changing addresses or leaving the country.
On the morning of July 4, police arrested him for illegally entering India via Nepal with the children. Seema fell in love with Sachin Meena, a resident of Rabupura in Greater Noida, while playing an online PUBG game in the year 2019, but in the midst of this love, not only the family, but also a border between two countries that had been by each other’s side for decades, was drawn. are similar to ‘enemy’.
Seema is from a part of Pakistan where girls do not generally express their feelings. Every year, scores of girls are slaughtered here on the ‘allegation’ of openly professing their love. But Seema did more than proclaim her love; she resolved to leave her husband Ghulam Haider and live with her lover in India, and she set off one morning on the journey that was full of difficulties
We’ll tell you when Seema first met Sachin and how she got to Rabupura in Uttar Pradesh via Nepal. How did Seema spend her time with Sachin for roughly a month and a half, and what error did Seema do that landed her behind bars?
Travelling from Nepal to Greater Noida
This story began with a Nepal tourist visa – Seema Haider informed authorities that she took Nepal’s visa because India’s visa was unavailable. She arrived in Nepal on March 10th via Sharjah. Sachin Meena had come to meet him here. Both booked a room at the New Vinayak Hotel in Kathmandu’s New Bus Park area and stayed for seven days.
Seema Ghulam Haider then returned to Pakistan. Seema Haider returned to Nepal with a tourist visa exactly two months later. This time, he had four children with Seema, but Sachin was only in India.
According to the FIR, Seema stated, “I came from Kathmandu to Pokhara in a van with my four children.” I remained there (in Pokhara proper) because it was over night and rode a bus from Pokhara to Delhi the next day.”
Pokhara is around 200 kilometres from Kathmandu and takes approximately seven hours by bus. Seema reserved three seats (numbers 9, 10, and 11) in Srishti Traffic’s AC Deluxe to travel from Pokhara to Delhi. He offered the bus driver fifteen thousand rupees at the rate of five thousand rupees per ticket.
According to Srishti Traffic, the trip from Pokhara to Delhi is 5000 Nepali rupees. He explained that it takes approximately 28 hours to reach Delhi from Pokhara, and that the bus travels to Agra, Noida, and finally Delhi via Pokhara’s Sunauli border (Maharajganj district) in Uttar Pradesh.
Throughout the stay, Seema Haider kept in touch with Sachin. According to the FIR, Seema Haider and her four children got off the Yamuna Motorway near Falida Cut on the night of July 13, where Sachin Meena was waiting for them.
Sachin drove Seema and the kids to Ambedkar Mohalla in Rabupura, Greater Noida. Sachin had hired a room here from a man named Girjesh. This room charges Rs 2500 per month to rent.
“Sachin is from our town,” the landlord Girjesh told the sources. He arrived four to five days before the 13th of May to book a place. He claimed to have a court marriage and would remain in the room with his wife and children. We took his Aadhaar card and PAN card and rented him a room.
Dream of marrying Sachin
Seema and her children moved to Rabupura’s Ambedkar area to live with Sachin. Sachin had been working at a grocery store near his house for the previous three years, and he used to return home frequently during the day to eat. Seema’s neighbours claim that she used to spend most of her time inside her house. Nobody ever questioned his religion or citizenship. “She used to do full make-up, apply bindi, vermilion,” Girjesh’s wife claims. I used to wear sarees as well. Meanwhile, Eid arrived, but he did nothing that would have thrown suspicion on him. Everything was going well. As per the the FIR, Sachin told his father Netrapal about the incident four to five days after bringing Seema to the room. Hearing this, the father expressed his desire to meet Seema, and Sachin took Seema to visit his father in the jungle. Seema informed her father, Netrapal, about her plans to live with Sachin and marry. “Now you have come here, and you are from Pakistan,” he responded. Your children’s way of life is Pakistani… If you accept the way to live here, I will marry you to my son Sachin.
Both the father and his daughter were aware of Seema and Sachin living together, according to Landlord Girjesh. Girjesh states that not only did the father know about their living arrangement, but Sachin’s sister also visited the room and even brought a saree for him. Furthermore, Sachin’s uncle Birbal confirms this information. He recalls that Sachin informed him about Seema six months ago. Despite Birbal’s attempts to convince Sachin otherwise, he did not agree to change the situation.
How Seema Ghulam Haider was caught ?
Seema Ghulam Haider was apprehended following a series of events. Seema and Sachin were eager to marry as soon as possible and had sought legal advice. As per the FIR, Seema recounted that on June 30, Netrapal, Sachin’s father, visited their room and proposed a court marriage.
Netrapal informed Seema that Sachin had already gone to Bulandshahr, instructing her to go to the Bulandshahr court with her documents. Seema, accompanied by her four children, went to the Bulandshahr court. However, upon inspecting their passports, the lawyer informed them that as Seema and her children were from Pakistan, they couldn’t legally marry Sachin. Subsequently, Seema, Sachin, and Netrapal returned to Rabupura.
The situation became increasingly complicated for Seema and Sachin upon their return, as they feared being discovered by the police. Consequently, on the night of June 30 itself, Seema Haider gathered her children, packed her belongings, and left Rabupura.
On the following morning, July 1, Sachin initially went to work at a shop but soon took leave. According to the shop owner interviewed by the BBC, Sachin arrived at around eight in the morning on July 1 but quickly left, citing urgent matters. The landlord reported that on July 1, the police arrived at the rented room where Seema and Sachin had been staying but failed to find anyone.
According to the FIR, on the night of July 3, around 8 o’clock, acting on information provided by an informant named Sudhir Kumar, the head of Rabupura police station, along with his team, set out. The police apprehended Seema, her four children, and Sachin in Ballabhgarh, Haryana, at 1 am on July 4. A case has been registered against Sachin Meena, his father Netrapal, and Seema Ghulam Haider under Section 14 of the Foreigners Act 1946 and Section 120B of the Indian Penal Code. On July 7, the Jewar Civil Court in Uttar Pradesh granted bail to Seema, Sachin, and their father.
Where does Seema live ?
Seema Rind hails from the Khairpur district of Sindh, Pakistan. This region is renowned for its date cultivation and was once an independent princely state before becoming a part of Pakistan. Seema’s husband, Ghulam Haider, is a resident of Jacobabad. Both Seema and Ghulam Haider belong to the Baloch community. Their love story began when Ghulam Haider responded to a missed call from Seema. Their conversation grew, and they eventually fell in love.
Due to the difficulties they faced in getting married, Seema decided to leave her home. After leaving, Seema and Ghulam Haider got married in court. The matter was later taken to the panchayat, and Ghulam Haider’s family had to pay a fine. Following the advice of his wife, Ghulam Haider moved to Karachi. There, he supported himself by driving an auto-rickshaw and working odd jobs. In 2019, he went to Saudi Arabia for employment.
Seema Rind resided in a rented room located in Dhani Bakhsh Goth village near the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi. The room was situated on the third floor, with the landlord’s family occupying the ground floor. Initially, Seema’s father, brother, and sister also lived in the same house. The father would contribute half of the rent and expenses, but conflicts often arose regarding the payment of rent. After Seema’s sister got married and her brother joined the army, only Seema and her father remained in the house. Unfortunately, Seema’s father passed away last year.
Landlord Manzoor Hussain recalled that one day Seema mentioned that she was going to the village, but she never returned after that.