MIRPURKHAS: The third judicial magistrate of Mirpurkhas on Thursday sent a Muslim woman, Ms Natasha, to ‘Safe House’ in Satellite Town and remanded her purported husband, Anil Kumar, in police custody for a day after she was picked up by police in a raid on their apartment in Zubaida Heights, located on Mirpurkhas-Hyderabad road on Wednesday.

The couple was produced in the court to record their statements. Ms Natasha stated that she was Anil’s wife and had been living with him for some years. She further stated that Anil had promised to her that he would embrace Islam soon.

Anil was arrested in Hameedpura locality of the city.

The couple is to be produced in court again today (Friday).

Police had detained three other persons, Dinesh, Bharat and Haresh, during the raid.

Published in Dawn, August 5th, 2022

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