Kalash girl em­braced Is­lam by her own choice

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

CHI­TRAL—An­other girl from Kalash com­mu­nity (non Mus­lim, mi­nor­ity) con­verted to Is­lam. Ac­cord­ing to Dis­trict Po­lice Of­fi­cer of Chi­tral, a stu­dent of 9th class, Reena Bibi, daugh­ter of Ghu­lam Muham­mad Kalash res­i­dent of Aneesh (Bumb­o­rat Kalash val­ley) con­verted to Is­lam.

Hence some lo­cal me­dia per­sons from Kalash com­mu­nity spread a wrong re­port that the girl was forcibly con­verted by Mus­lim com­mu­nity. Reena in a press con­fer­ence de­nied her forcibly con­ver­sion to Is­lam and said that she was read­ing in 9th class and was very much im­pressed by Is­lam.

So she con­verted to Is­lam on her own choice with­out pres­sure of any Mus­lim group or in­di­vid­ual. She also recorded her state­ment be­fore a ju­di­cial mag­is­trate, Fazal Wadood Jan un­der sec­tion 164 that she em­braced Is­lam on her own choice.

Re­spond­ing to a ques­tion she said that she em­braced Is­lam be­cause this is a re­li­gious of peace and love and she de­nied pro­pa­ganda against Mus­lim com­mu­nity that they con­verted her by force.

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