Kerala High Court seeks status of police action on complaint by father alleging illegal detention of Hadiya

Hadiya, who earlier went by the name of Akhila, is a 31-year-old woman from Kerala whose conversion to Islam and subsequent marriage to a Muslim man, Shafin Jahan, in 2016 had caused a furore across the nation.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday asked the State counsel to get instructions on the action taken by the police on a complaint by father of Hadiya alleging that his daughter is being illegally detained by her husband Shafin Jahan and certain persons associated with him [Asokan KM. v State of Kerala & Ors.]

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