Hindu college girl Ritu Parna Mistry, aged 18, was kidnapped on 8th June 2017 at about 5.10 pm by perpetrators and she has been forcefully converted to Islam says minority watchdog Bangladesh Minority Watch (BDMW). Her conversion has been sealed after a swearing affidavit was submitted on 8th June at the Morrelganj Upazila of Bagerhat district, Bangladesh. The daily “Bangladesh Protidin” dated 9th July 2017 also published the news.
Bangladesh Minority Watch released the names of the perpetrators and all of them belong to Ambaria Village, Morrelganj Police Station, District Bagerhat. The perpetrators identified by the minority watchdog are Md. Parvez Sheikh (22), Md. Mamun Sheikh (25), Md. Masud Sheikh (28), Faruk Sheikh (55) and Ms. Monira Begum (48).
After failing to recover Ritu, her father under section 7/30 of Women and Children Repression Act, 2003 (Amended) filed a case for her recovery but with no success.
As per the statement of Shekhor Chandra Mistry, the father of the victim Hindu girl, on the date of abduction, his daughter, and his wife were doing shopping at Kalibari Bazar. Later when they were returning home, the perpetrators took her away on the northern side of the Kalibari Bazar. Mother of the victim tried to push the kidnappers away but she failed and they allegedly carried Ritu to Chittagong District for “forceful swearing affidavit by a Notary public on 8th June 2017” says BDMW.
Published at July 9, 2017