The Girl’s Family had submitted that,”She had been kidnapped before being forcibly converted to Islam and married to a Muslim man”.
Pakistan High Court has allowed 21-year-old Hindu woman who converted to Islam to live with her Muslim husband after she insisted that she embraced the new faith willingly and refused to go with her parents.
Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of Islamabad HC after hearing the case asked Police to provide security to the couple.
Family of Maria, whose Hindu name was Anooshi, had claimed that she was allegedly been kidnapped before being forcibly converted to Islam and married to a Muslim man.
To prove her wilful conversion to religion of Islam, she recited the Arabic prayers in High Court and reiterated that no one pressured her to change her religion.
Maria along with her husband Bilawal Ali Bhutto had sought protection from High Court owing to threats for marrying out of their free-will.
Court asked Maria to meet with her parents, but she refused. But on direction of HC, she met them at office of Personal Secretary of judge for around 40 minutes.
Source - PTI