Citation Name : 2011 PLD 78 PESHAWAR-HIGH-COURT-NWFP
Side Appellant : Maj. (Retd,) ABDUL AKBAR
Side Opponent : Mst. MARYAM KHUSHBOO
Inheritance---Acknowledgment, principle of---Applicability--where paternity of a child that is his legitimate descent front his father cannot be proved by establishing a marriage between his parents at the time of his conception or birth, Islamic Law recognizes "acknowledgment" as a method whereby such marriage and legitimate descent can be established as a matter of substantive law for purposes of inheritance.