A case of love jihad has been reported in Bareilly where the girl was forcibly converted to Islam by one Mohammed Azhar, and then brutally gang-raped by the accused and his friends. When the crime was reported to the police, the girl was threatened with an acid attack by the accused.
The victim is a resident of Nagohi area of Shahjahanpur, who lived in Pilibhit with her sister for her studies. She has alleged that Azhar hid his religion from her and trapped her in a love affair. He coerced her into a physical relationship and then video recorded her while in the act. He then allegedly blackmailed her threatening to leak the video. The girl reported to the DIG of Police that Azhar brought her to Bareilly in April by trickery and blackmail, and forced her to convert.
The victim girl has alleged that she was then kept in a rented room by Azhar who used to beat her and had let his friends rape her. She was also allegedly forced into prostitution. Azhar and his friend Zeeshan allegedly also used to beat the victim up.
The victim has stated that she managed to escape from Azhar’s house somehow and had reached her sister’s house who accompanied her to the police station. The victim has stated that when Azhar heard about the police complaint, has been threatening her with acid attacks. The accused, meanwhile, has blatantly denied the allegations. A case was registered against the accused on the 7th of September.