On Friday evening, several accused protesters held a sit-in outside the gurdwara. they were led by the family of a man named Ehsaan, who was accused of forcibly changing a Sikh woman, Jagjit Kaur, earlier this year.
On August 28, the first information report (FIR) was lodged against six men at Nankana Police Station, accused of abducting a 19-year-old woman and forcibly changing her religion.
Police then tracked the accused to Lahore and arrested one of them. Later, the woman made a written statement in court stating that she had embraced Islam and had married voluntarily. she also accused his family of “wanting to kill me”.
Later on a court order, the woman was shifted to Darul Aman Shelter, demanded by the Sikh community to return to her parents’ house regardless of when she was forced or willing to convert to religion. Go
On Friday, Ehsan’s family alleged that police raided his home and several family members, including Ehsan, were detained, before a next court hearing Jan. 9, “Today, Police officers raided our house and arrested my brother and relatives after torturing them, “Ehsan’s sister told media outside the Gurdwara, claiming that police had attacked the women and children in the house. Also tortured.
Ehsan’s family also alleged that the police were trying to put pressure on them before a court hearing.
For his part, Nankana Sahib District Police Officer Ismail Khadak said the suspects were arrested on the basis of a complaint filed by a citizen in connection with a dispute. However, he did not comment on the family’s allegations regarding police efforts to pressure police before the hearing.
In the evening, successful talks were held between the protesters and PTI Nankana Sahib President Peer Sarwar Shah. Police then released all the arrested persons, after which the protesters ended their protest and dispersed from the scene.