Centre on Tuesday (28 January) summoned a senior Pakistan High Commission official and conveyed it to the Pakistan government that it should expedite the probe in the case of abduction of a Hindu woman midway through her wedding, The Indian Express reported.
As per reports in the media, the 24-year-old woman was allegedly abducted by some armed men with the help of local police personnel in Sindh province on Saturday. Reports said the woman was then married off to a Muslim man before her family members could even file a complaint.
According to the All Pakistan Hindu Council confirmed the claims and said she was forcibly converted to Islam and then married to a person named Shahruk Gul.
However, Gul, in a social media post, shared some documents claiming that the woman had already converted to Islam last year in December and taken the name ‘Bushra’.
As per the sources attributed by Express, Indian authorities registered strong protested before the Pak envoy against such crimes targeting religious minorities in the Islamic Republic.
The central government asked the Pak government to fasten the probe in the matter and bring the perpetrators to justice.
The cases of abduction of Hindu girls have never been new in the Islamic country. Sindh province of Pakistan witness maximum number of forced conversion of young Hindu girls.
Earlier this month, two minor girls belonging to the minority Hindu community, were abducted on 14 January. They belong to Umar Village in Sindh, Pakistan.
In another incident, a minor girl also belonging to the Hindu minority community, was abducted from the Jacobabad district in Sindh province on 15 January.
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