“Madhya Pradesh: Aishwarya, who was forced to become Aaysha by Irshad, returns home after seven years, files complaint”, OpIndia, April 12, 2023:
“A new case of forced conversion has come to light in the state of Madhya Pradesh. On April 2, Aishwarya, who was converted to Aaysha, filed a complaint against Irshad and accused him of forced conversion. An FIR based on her complaint was filed at Badgoda Police Station, district Indore Dehat, under Sections 376, 376(2)(h), 506, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Section 3(2)(v) of the SC/ST Act and Sections 4 and 5 of the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2021.
As per the complaint, Irshad and Aishwarya eloped in 2016, but they never got married. The couple has two children. Aishwarya complained that Irshad also forced her to sleep with his brother. The victim is from the Khandwa district, and Irshad took her to Indore. Her family said Hindu Jagran Manch, Khandwa, members made her return possible. Irshad is on the run following the complaint.
Aishwarya, who is now 24 years old, met Irshad in 2016. He was working as a driver when they met for the first time. On November 20, 2016, they eloped but never got married as per Hindu or Islamic rituals. Soon after, Irshad took Aishwarya to Mahow and started living as a couple. Aishwarya gave birth to a boy and a girl during that period….”
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