Hadiya tortured in home

Hadiya has been living with her father after the Kerala High Court annulled her marriage to Shafin Jahan, 27 in May this year and ordered her to return to live with her parents in Kottayam. In a fresh video released to the media by an activist, Akhila Ashokan, or Hadiya as she prefers to be known, is heard pleading with activist Rahul Eashwar to help end her confinement. "Get me out of here. Today or tomorrow, I am going to die. I am sure about this. My father is getting angry, I can make out. He pushes me, stamps at me," says the 24-year-old Hadiya in the video recorded in August. Hadiya has been living with her father after the Kerala High Court annulled her marriage to Shafin Jahan, 27 in May this year and ordered her to return to live with her parents in Kottayam. Outside the house, policemen stand guard round-the-clock to make sure she does.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Private Residence perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: October 27, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
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  • Name of the victim : Hadiya
    Name of Perpetrator Ashokan KM
    State Kerala
    District/City Kottayam
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