Kerala forced conversion case to be inspected by NIA

Kerala forced conversion case to be inspected by NIA
Written by Pallavi Parmar

NIA has taken over to investigate Kerala forced conversion case today. Asper the reports, today the National Investigation Agency has taken over to examine the controversial religious conversion case of Akshara Bose who had move to Kerala High Court against her husband. Akshara Bose in her complaint to Kerala High Court alleged her husband that he forcibly tried to convert her to Islam and to sell her to the Islamic State terrorists (ISIS). She belongs to Ranni in Pathanamthitta and living in Gujarat. She filed a complaint in High Court against her husband Mohammad Riyas from Peringadi.

Earlier the National Investigation Agency had informed the court that they will probe this Kerala forced conversion case if directed by the court. However, two Paravoor natives arrested in the connection with this forced conversion case. As per the reports, she was introduced to Riyas while she was studying in Bengaluru. And her petition alleged that later on Riyas blackmailed her with the video of private moments and asked her to marry him in November 2015. Then Akshara took the name as Aisha and then Riyas used fake documents to get the Aadhaar card using which the marriage registered in 2016.

She said after getting the passport many attempts were made by her husband to take her to Saudi Arabia and Syria. Also, she alleged that she was forced to listen to Zakir Naik who is one of the controversial Islamic preacher. And also she was forced to wear a veil and support ISIS. In 2016, she shifted to Ahmedabad from Bengaluru in the fear of Riyas. Now the NIA to probe this forced conversion case to take out the truth. Recently, Hadiya’s conversion case highlighted in the media in which 25-year-old woman converted and married to a Muslim man. However, Kerala High court declared her marriage null and void but the apex court said that NIA cannot probe her marital status. The case is still under the consideration of Supreme Court.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.

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