The shameful act of kidnapping two teenage Hindu girls- 13-year-old Raveena and 15-year-old Reena on Holi to forcibly convert to Islam and then to marry them off to older Muslim men in Pakistan’s Sindh province stunned the people from across the world.
A recent heart-wrenching video of the father of girls spread like wildfire on social media, in which he can be seen crying for help and pleading in front of the cops to file their complaint and take action against the accused who had forcibly kidnapped and converted his daughters.
The father of Raveena and Reena cried and protested in front of the police station. According to the video, the father can be heard saying, “You can shoot me, I had the patience, but now I won’t leave until my daughters are back”.
Father of Raveena and Reena Hindu girls who held protest at police station.
“You can kill me, I had the patience, but now I won’t leave.”
I spoke to his son Shaman who said that “Madam – we are not citizen of Pakistan.” “The police kept changing statements.” pic.twitter.com/ODWfIalnyJ
— Veengas (@VeengasJ) March 23, 2019
Following the incident, the Hindu community came out on the streets to protest, seeking strict action against the accused and also reminding Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan of his assurance to minorities in the country.
Hindus sitting in protest in Ghotki #Sindh as their Holi celebrations were interrupted by goons who broke into the house abducted two sisters, forced them to convert to Islam & then married the underage girls to Muslim men.
No politician or wadera has enquired yet. pic.twitter.com/kkNV17oRsc
— Reham Khan (@RehamKhan1) March 23, 2019
After the shocking incident, Union Minister of External Affairs sought details on the abduction case of two Hindu girls who were celebrating Holi in Pakistan’s Sindh province. Sushma Swaraj has even asked the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a detailed report on the incident.