Another love jihad case has come to the fore in Bareilly, UP. The Muslim youth first befriended the beauty parlor operator living in Bareilly City by trapping her in love jihad. Then raped after taking hostage. To hide the identity of his name and religion, the accused used to tie a kava in his hand and apply tilak on his forehead. The family of the accused Abid forcibly converted the victim by taking her hostage and then taught Nikah with Abid. The victim has now lodged an FIR against five people at the Subhash Nagar police station in Bareilly.
A woman used to run a beauty parlor
The 30-year-old woman is a resident of a village in the Bhuta police station area of Bareilly. The woman used to run a beauty parlor in Bareilly City. The woman told the police that a young man from Madhapur village used to come to the beauty parlor in 2018. The young man used to tie kava in his hand and apply tilak on his forehead. He had earlier told his name as Ankit. The young man made friends with his sweet words. This young man used to work as a truck driver. In December 2018, the youth took me and forcibly raped me. If protested then threatened to make the video viral. Then the young man told me that my name is Abid and I am a Muslim.
The victim told the police that the young man took her to his house, where it was found that he was a Muslim. There the young man’s mother, sister, and other family members kept me confined in a room. My mobile was also snatched. After this Abid started raping forcibly. The whole family was kept hostage. He started abusing mentally and physically. I tried many times to get out of the clutches of the accused, but I could not get out. The whole family kept an eye on me.
The whole family converted
The victim further said, Abid, his father Raza, brother Arif, mother Begum, and Abid’s sister-in-law Soni forcibly converted me. When I protested, the accused thrashed me and threatened to kill me. When I said that I am a Hindu, they started threatening me. After this, after converting my religion, I was married to Abid. All these people have conspired with me. The whole family looked down upon me, Abid’s father also tried to play with my respect.
‘Will tear you to pieces
The woman told the police that Abid and his family held them hostage in Kargaina, Bareilly. For 4 and a half years, Abid kept abusing me physically and mentally. On 20 May 2023, I came out of the clutches of the accused. After which complained to SSP in Bareilly.
Subhashnagar police said that on May 22, a case has been registered against five people including Abid on the complaint of the victim in the police station. The police kept pressing the matter. On Wednesday night, women and people of Hindu organizations demanded his arrest. The woman says that I am in danger of life, the accused can do untold things with me anytime.