Pak Hindu girls approach court seeking protection

A man suspected to have assisted in solemnising the wedding of two Pakistani Hindu girls, who were reportedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, was arrested on Sunday, as the teenagers approached a court in Pakistan’s Punjab province seeking protection, according to a media report.The two girls, Raveena (13) and Reena (15), were allegedly kidnapped by a group of “influential” men from their home in Ghotki district in Sindh on the eve of Holi. Soon after the kidnapping, a video went viral in which a cleric was purportedly shown soleminising the Nikah (marriage) of the two girls, triggering a nationwide outrage.Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had also ordered a probe into the issue.According to Geo TV, the teenagers approached a court in Bahawalpur in Pakistan’s Punjab province seeking protection.

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