Last month, a Dalit girl from the Ambedkarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh lodged a grievance in opposition to her personal brother for forcing her to convert to Islam. The sufferer’s brother had transformed to Islam years in the past and after their dad and mom died, he began pressuring the sufferer to convert as effectively. He wished a fair proportion of the property and therefore got here to the village. He used faux paperwork and after they failed, he abused and threatened the sufferer. The sufferer’s brother and his household have been booked beneath the Uttar Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, additionally known as the Anti-Conversion Law.
As per the First Information Report (FIR quantity—177/2023) registered on the Malipur police station on August 31 by Indravati Devi, her brother Mohammad Hussain alias Shyamlal has been forcing her to convert to Islam.
In her grievance to the police, Indravati, a local of Tarakalan, advised the police that, some years in the past her brother Shyamlal moved to Mumbai leaving his spouse and household. There he got here in touch with a number of clerics and bought transformed to Islam. He modified his title to Muhammad Hussain and likewise married a Muslim girl.
Hussain transformed a Brahmin boy to marry his daughter
Years after changing into Muslim, Hussain trapped a Hindu man named Vikki Tripathi, a local of Varanasi and bought him transformed to marry his daughter.
Recently, Indravati’s mom, Pratapi Devi, died, and after studying this, Hussain returned dwelling. On returning, he requested the sufferer and her daughters to convert to Islam. He said, on changing, he would give them a share of his ancestral property and likewise a sum of Rs 2 Lakh. When the sufferer refused to adhere to his calls for, he barged into her home forcefully, abused her utilizing casteist slurs and likewise issued dying threats.
Based on the sufferer’s grievance, police booked the accused Hussain, his spouse Mumtaz, his daughter Heena, and Heena’s husband Vikki Tripathi, alias Abdul Rehman. The sections invoked in opposition to them embrace IPC 452 (home trespass), 504 (deliberately insulting), and 506 (prison intimidation), together with sections three and 5(1) of the Uttar Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act and sections of the Prevention of Atrocities Act additionally known as because the SC-ST Act.
Hussain grew to become a Muslim after coming in touch with clerics
This correspondent known as Indravati on September 13 and she shared that, Hussain left dwelling years in the past and severed all ties with them. She misplaced her father when she was very younger and it was solely her mom who sorted them. Instead of taking duty of the home, Hussain left them reeling in poverty.
Indravati bought married and has three daughters. After her marriage, her mom fell sick and have become bedridden. She had to return to take care of her and since then, she and her daughters have been dwelling within the village. She works as a labourer and takes care of a household of 4, her husband lives exterior and works as a labourer.
Recently, after the demise of their mom Pratapi Devi, Mohammad Hussain got here to the village with the household and began pressuring Indravati and her household to convert to Islam.
Further, Indravati claimed that on August 30, Mohammad Hussain and his household broke into her home. At first, they supplied her land and Rs 2 lakh in trade for her conversion to Islam. Indravati was known as a “Kaafir” (an infidel) and threatened with dying when she refused to convert.
Hussain seemed down on the sufferer as ‘lower caste’ individuals
She defined that ever because the police registered her grievance and detained her brother and his household, she had been receiving threats. She shared how she was terrified for the security of her kids and claimed that some individuals had threatened to repair her as quickly as Mohammad Hassan and his household have been launched from custody. However, Indravati was too afraid to reveal the identities of those that had been threatening her.
Hussain who left Mumbai virtually 25 years in the past never returned again besides for some events within the village. He reduce all ties together with his organic sister and seemed down upon them for coming from a scheduled caste. He solely got here to the village to attend Islamic gatherings or meet Muslim individuals.
Unexpectedly, he returned and demanded a share within the property. First, he was very well mannered and sounded involved saying, what’s the want of struggling a lot if he’s there to take care of them? All she has to do is turn into a Muslim. The faith will give her respect and a good earnings to lead a cheerful life.
Victim said, “I am a Shiv Bhakt, will never convert”
Indravati advised him that, she is an ardent Shiva Bhakt and worships Mata Durga, she wants to cowl faith to lead a cheerful life. She is proud of this identification and will die as a proud Hindu and never a faux particular person.
She advised this correspondent that, it has come to gentle that Hussain visited the workplace of the lekhpal together with his earlier Adhar Card exhibiting him as Shyamlal. He wished to take management of the land and throw her out. However, when his paperwork didn’t work he got here to lure them and take her in confidence.
She says, “He was missing when our mother needed us the most. Now he wants a share in her land, I am not interested in the land, I only have daughters, and they are married, what will I do of this land? I will die someday, but I do not want this double-faced man to get even an inch of the land from my parents.”