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Tuesday, 19 November 2019 9.23 PM IST

Forced conversion of Kozhikode girl student: NIA interferes after parents complaint to Union home minister

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KOZHIKODE: Naduvannoor native Muhammad Jasim (19) was remanded in police custody in the case in which he took a girl to Sarovaram Bio-park, pretending love and abused her. Later he forced her to convert to his religion, using visuals of the sexual assault.

The Medical College police, who arrested the accused, are conducting further investigation into the case. The incident related to the case took place on July 5.

According to the FIR, the girl was taken to the park from her exam coaching centre. There she was given spiked juice before she was sexually abused.

The accused also allegedly captured the sexual acts on his mobile phone. Later he threatened her to convert to his religion, using the visuals.

The police have seized the mobile phone of Muhammad Jasmine and have sent it for forensic examination.

The police will record the statements of the friends of the accused and the victim. They will also check whether the accused had any link with suspicious organisations or individuals. Move for the police custody of the accused will be made after collecting more evidence on the threats made for the religious conversion.

Meanwhile NIA has interfered in the case after the girl’s father gave a complaint to Union home minister. The case is being investigated by a team led by CI Moosa Vallikkadu.


The parents had first gave complaint to Nadakkavu police station. After sexual abuse was confirmed in the initial investigation, the case was handed over to Medical College police.

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