Less than two days after the infamous abduction of a Sikh girl, another Hindu girl has been abducted and forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan’s Sindh province, reports India TV.
The father of the girl said that she, a BBA student, had left for her college on 29 August but never returned home.
The girl was reportedly kidnapped by one of her classmates Babar Aman, along with Mirza Dilawar Baig who is a member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), the ruling party founded by current Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan.
The victim was allegedly taken to the PTI worker's Sialkot home, where she was allegedly forced to convert to Islam and marry Babar.
Two days ago, on the night of 27-28 August, the daughter of a 'granthi' (priest) at Gurudwara Tambu Sahib in Nankana Sahib was kidnapped on gunpoint by six persons. A video of the girl's family pleading for her safe return went viral and was shared by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA, Manjinder Singh Sirsa.
The family alleged that even though an FIR had been filed, nothing was done to bring back the abducted girl.
A Pakistan-based Hindu NGO 'All Pakistan Hindu Panchayat' said this was the third case within a period of two months when a minority Hindu girl has been abducted, forced to convert and marry a Muslim man.
"This is a very sad moment for all Hindus. We must work out on this issue. This is the third case in two months and we are still sitting calmly. Are we waiting for any saint or special person to come from the sky to lead us? We must think about this," Ravi Dwani, General Secretary of All Pakistan Hindu Panchayat said.