CIP reported that Yousaf Masih and his family were living in Sadiq Bazar became victims of persecution. On 4th March their daughter, Komal Yousaf was abducted and then forced to convert to Islam. Yousaf Masih and his wife Rubina worked in a factory to feed their family. Muhammad Aslam who worked in the same factory asked them to accept Islam, so he could marry their daughter. Aslam is already married and has 2 children.
On 24th February, Muhammad Aslam along with some Islamists came to the victim’s house and tried to forced them to convert their faith to Islam. Yousaf and his wife decline Aslam’s offer then he and his associates left in anger. Yousaf Masih complained to the manager of the factory, but no action was taken against Muhammad Aslam.
On the 4th March while on their way to work, Yousaf and his wife got a call from a neighbor who told them that Muhammad Aslam along with few armed men intruded their house and had taken their daughter Komal.
The couple rushed home and found their daughter missing. They went to the local police station to register a FIR against the culprit, but the police refused to registered the report. Instead they stated that their daughter had accepted Islam and married to Muhammad Aslam.
Muhammad Aslam and a Muslim Cleric, Qari Javed bullied Yousaf’s family and told them if they did not stop following the girl they will kill them. They said if they converted to Islam they could meet their family.
Yousaf Masih contacted Pastor David, who is his cousin from Multan. He immediately called NGO WVIP for assistance. WVIP started making efforts to rescue the girl, however police refused to cooperate. On 15th March with the efforts of NGO and Local Muslim lawyer, the culprit was forced to produce the girl in the committee which was design to settle in clash. When Komal was produced she told that he by force took her from the house and made her sign papers. She also said that Muhammad Aslam sexually assaulted her everyday.
The report added, “Targeting minor Christian and minority girls in Pakistan is a [pleasurable] event for Muslim males. There are hundreds of girls like Komal who was abducted rape and then forcibly converted to Islam.”