The teenage Sikh girl, who was allegedly kidnapped and converted to Islam before being married to a Muslim man in Pakistan's Punjab province will return home to India on September 4
Chandigarh: 19-year-old Sikh girl from Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, who was abducted, forcibly converted and married to a Pakistani Muslim man will be handed over to her parents in India on Wednesday (September 4). On Tuesday(September 3), in the presence of Governor of Lahore, the two families mutually agreed to return the girl and dissolve the marriage. The girl was allegedly converted to Islam before being married to a Muslim man in Pakistan's Punjab province.
Manjinder Singh Sirsa, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president told media that the abducted girl would be sent to her parents and he added that he had received a video of the agreement and had spoken to the girl’s father.
Earlier, a video of Jagjit Kaur's family had gone viral on social media in which one of her family members alleged that a group of men had attacked their house and kidnapped the girl.
The person in the video also claimed that the kidnappers again approached them and threatened them with consequences if they pursued the case and did not convert to Islam.
He also warned of self-immolation along with his whole family in front of the Governor House in Lahore if the girl is not reunited with the family.
Meanwhile, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday (September 2) said he was relieved after Pakistan announced that a Sikh girl, who was abducted, forcibly converted and married to a Muslim man, was free to return home.
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Last Updated Sep 4, 2019, 10:08 AM IST