25-year old, forcefully married, files petition to nullify it

ANI | Updated: Nov 11, 2017 15:26 IST

Kochi (Kerala) [India], Nov. 11 (ANI): A 25-year old girl has filed a petition in the Kerala High Court to nullify her marriage, claiming that she was forcefully converted to Islam, fraudly married and an attempt was made to make her a sex slave.

In her plea, the woman stated that she met Muhammed Riyaz in Bengaluru and the two got into a relationship.

Riyaz later recorded a private video and forced the woman to change her religion and marry him using the footage.

She claimed that Riyaz is a member of Popular Front of India (PFI).

In her petition, the victim also stated that she was taken to Saudi Arabia and made to join the ISIS in Syria.

Somehow, the girl managed to contact her parents and asked them to rescue her.

The petition was filed in the high court on Friday and the case will be considered on November 13.

The girl is a native of Kerala, but was born and was brought up in Gujarat. (ANI)

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