Sadaf is 13 and has been kidnapped, forcibly converted and married to a Muslim. Yet, her family’s cries for justice are falling on deaf ears.
It was the morning of February 6, when Sadaf was alone in her house in Bahawalpur, that a group of men reportedly abducted her, forced her to become a Muslim and marry a local man. Her age was falsified on the marriage certificate as ’18’. She had been under pressure previously to start a relationship with the man – but had refused.
Please pray that God will be with Sadaf and her family – and reunite them soon.
Sadaf is from a poor Christian family and local police have so far failed to act on their repeated requests for help. The men suspected of Sadaf’s abduction are influential and have threatened her family not to take action.
Yet, her family have made a video appealing to the authorities for help.
The abduction and forced conversion of young Christian girls is a growing trend in Pakistan, according to Release contacts – a trend fuelled by police inaction.
(Sources: Release contacts, Pakistan Christian Post)
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