“No Hindu girl abducted from any part of the district,” SSP Badin claims after video went viral

BADIN: The SSP Badin, Shabbir Ahmed Sethar strongly reacting over ‘suspicious viral video clip’ and made it clear that no Hindu girl was abducted from any part of the district.

A video earlier surfaced on the internet alleges that a 13-year old Hindu girl is being forcibly being converted to Islam, however Pakistani official categorically rejected the claims.

SSP Badin Shabbir Sethar said that a young Hindu boy Teekam Kolhi from Kadhan town of Badin district a few days back converted to Islam at the hand of the local clerics and was renamed as Tanweer Ahmed. “The teams of Badin police took the boy into their custody on the court orders and produced him in the district and sessions court where the boy was allowed to live as free life” he added and said that after the decision of the court the female relatives in the court premises raised hue and cry in the court and insisted him to go with them.

Sethar said that the boy refused flatly to change the decision of the conversion and the judges on the request of the lawyers of the complainants again summoned the boy and his relatives on June 28.

The SSP added that after the fresh false claims by certain people on social media that a 13-year-old-Hindu had been abducted from Badin, he directed the police officials to take the boy into police custody to ensure his full protection.

Sethar said that the boy had been with police officials and was still unwilling to go to his parents. “We, however, will again produce the convert Tanweer aka Teekam Kolhi in the court for his statement to dispel the doubts by certain elements that he was abducted and was forced to the concert.

Sethar shared the fresh statement of Teko in which he said that after converting he would never go to his parents instead want to carry on with his Islamic studies.

Sethar requested the people to avoid spreading such baseless rumours to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere of the district. The relatives claimed as per the school record he was born on 2-2-2010 and was lured by some clerics and the people of the Jamali community of the town to convert to Islam.

The credible sources revealed that the boy decided to a concert after getting sick of the incessant torture by his father. The rights activists talking to this reporter claimed that a boy was to young to decide to quit his religion and embrace Islam adding they demanded to probe the matter so that the Hindu community could not feel unsafe in the country.

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