Couple arrested in Karnataka for forcing married woman to convert to Islam

02:30 PM Apr 22, 2024 | PTI |

A couple was arrested after a 28-year-old married woman accused them of allegedly forcing her to convert to Islam by threatening to circulate her private photographs, police said on Monday.


The victim also alleged that she was raped by the man, Rafik, in front of his wife on several occasions when she was staying with them at a rented house since 2021, police said.

According to the police, the woman also alleged in her complaint that this month, the couple forced her to wear a burqa instead of “kumkum” and also forced her to perform namaaz five times in a day. Rafik also threatened to circulate her intimate pictures to her family members and others if she did not divorce her husband, convert to Islam and live with them, she said in the complaint.


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