<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Hadiya, the 25-year-old who’s at centre of a controversy over a case of alleged love jihad told reporters at Cochin Airport that she hadn’t been forcefully converted. She was quoted saying by NDTV: “I have not been forcefully converted. I want to live with my husband Sheffin Jahan.” Hadiya is on her way to New Delhi to appear in the Supreme Court on Monday. The 25-year-old is currently living with her parents who have alleged that her marriage to Muslim man was ‘forced’On October 30, the SC had said that Hadiya’s consent as an adult was ‘prime’, and her version of the story will be heard in the land’s apex court on November 27.
ALSO READ Kerala Love jihad case: SC refuses urgent hearing on Hadiya’s father’s plea for in-camera proceedingsEarlier, Sheffin Jahan, husband of Hadiya on Saturday filed a complaint with the Kottayam police stating that attempts are being made to reconvert his wife to Hinduism ahead of her appearance in the Supreme Court on Monday.Sheffin claimed that his wife was counselled by a religious teacher for over three hours on Thursday. Earlier on November 23, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) submitted a status report in a sealed cover to the Supreme Court in connection with the case. Hadiya will appear in the top court on Monday.
ALSO READ Kerala ‘Love Jihad’ Case: SC says consent of woman is prime, asks father to produce Hadiya before it on Nov 27The 24-year-old Hadiya has been in the headlines after she became a Muslim following her marriage to Shafin Jahan. As of now, Hadiya is with her parents, who have alleged that her marriage to a Muslim man is a case of ‘love jihad’. The case is under the consideration of the apex court, which had ordered the NIA to look into it.On September 16, Jahan filed a plea in the Supreme Court and requested to call off the NIA probe, alleging that the investigation agency “is not being fair”. With inputs from ANI