ISLAMABAD: After Ghotki girls, two more Hindu girls of Sindh province have approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to seek security after converting to Islam and marrying Muslim boys “willfully”.
The petitions stated that Dua Fatima (Samrin) and Ghulam Ayesha (Priya Kumari) had married Afaq Ali and Ali Murrad, respectively, and converted to Islam of their free will.
Dua Fatima, reportedly a student of intermediate in Sukkur, stated in her plea that she was “impressed” with Islamic teachings and had renounced her Hindu faith willfully.
Ghulam Ayesha reportedly belongs to Khairpur, Sindh.
The petitioner girls claimed that they had embraced Islam publicly and feared reprisal from their respective families and members of the community.
The petitioners prayed the court to direct the respondents to restrain from harassing and threatening the applicants and interfering into petitioners’ “right to life with liberty to profess religion to her choice and her marriage as guaranteed by the Constitution”.
The petitioners prayed the court to issue directives to security institutions for ensuring protection of their lives.
The interior secretary, IGP Islamabad, girls’ father and PPP’s MPA have been nominated as respondents in the case.