Executive Director Pims Dr. Altaf on Tuesday said that DNA samples have confirmed that the couple which came forth initially to claim Tayyaba as their daughter are the biological parents.

“DNA samples have established that Tayyaba is daughter of Mohammad Azam and Nusrat Bibi of Jaranwala,” said Altaf.

The couple from Jaranwala were the first to claim Tayyaba as their daughter, with four other couples making the same claim.

The DNA test was conducted more than a week ago following court orders, Tayyaba herself had also identified Azam and Nusrat as her parents.

The report will be submitted in court during the next hearing, which is scheduled for January 18. Tayabba is being kept at Pakistan Sweet Home as per court orders.

Initially a police report claimed that Tayyaba's injuries were caused by falling down the stairs. However, when the Islamabad High Court took notice of the issue and ordered an inquiry, the girl told Assistant Commissioner Nisha Ishtiaq that she had been tortured by ADSJ Raja Khurram Ali Khan and his wife.

Subsequently, the judge and his wife managed to obtain bail and a couple claiming to be the girl’s family arrived from Jaranwala and submitted affidavits saying they did not want to file a complaint against the judge and his wife.

Then, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice of the matter and ordered the district administration to conduct a fresh medical examination of the girl to verify her claim. Meanwhile, two other women approached the Supreme Court, claiming to be Tayyaba’s mother.

The apex court ordered DNA tests, and the two women had furnished blood and hair samples at Pims.

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