Pakistan

PESHAWAR – Nat Geo’s famed ‘Afghan Girl’ Sharbat Gula is suffering from Hepatitis C, her lawyer told to the court on Tuesday.

She is the only bread winner of her family and is currently suffering from Hepatitis C, her lawyer said during a bail hearing before a special court.

The lawyer went onto say that Sharbat Gula was on her way to Afghanistan when she arrested.

Observing that the suspect refused to confess her guilt when asked whether she wanted to, the court sent Gula to Peshawar central prison on judicial remand for 14 days.

She was then sent to Peshawar central prison on judicial remand for 14 days.

The bail hearing has been adjourned till Nov 2.

Sharbat Gula was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for alleged forgery of a Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC).

The green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ who rose to global fame when a 1985 issue of National Geographic magazine published a haunting picture of her on its cover, was arrested in Peshawar on Tuesday.