Two Hindu girls including a minor have been allegedly converted to Islam and then forcibly married off in Kolkata, MyNation has reported.
As per the report, the girls’ father has been running pillar to post to get justice and even filed a second complaint on 31 March.
The father alleges in his complaint that Muslim youths had been pursuing various girls in his locality including his daughters. The accused then allegedly threatened to kill the girls and their family, to forcing them to accept Islam and get married.
Subsequently, the two daughters went missing on 11 March and the father lodged a complaint the very next day.
In the ensuring police action, the minor girl was rescued but her elder sister is yet to be traced. The minor girl after being brought home reportedly narrated her harrowing tale.
She claimed that she and her sister were threatened and forced to marry the accused who promised to kill their parents if they didn’t cooperate.
The father of the victim claims that the minor daughter was married off at a Badi Masjid in Kolkata’s Burra Bazar area, after passing her off as an adult in the Muslim marriage registrar.
The father has accused Kolkata police of still not registering an FIR or conducting tests on the minor daughter to determine whether she was also subjected to sexual assault.
Following the publication of the MyNation report, the National Commission for Women has taken suo moto cognisance of the matter and demanded that the police take serious and immediate action.