'Accept me and Zaheer with a big heart': Dua Zahra requests parents in first interview.

LAHORE -- Dua Zahra - who had mysteriously gone missing from Karachi in April but later declared that she had run away from her home to marry 21-year-old Zaheer Ahmed - appeared on camera with her husband for the first time in an official interview with a YouTube channel.

In the interview, Dua and Zaheer reveal the "actual matter", while the teenager tells her parents that she has married according to Islamic laws but was sorry if her parents still think she has made a mistake.

"I would like to request them [parents] to accept me and Zaheer with a big heart. I know they have gone through sorrow and even I have but I ask them to accept us," Dua, who says she is 17 years old, said.

She added that she travelled all the way to Lahore from Karachi alone.

"I took a rickshaw from my house to the taxi stand and travelled to Lahore by taxi."

When asked about the general concern of how a teenage...

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