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Kerala 'Love Jihad' case: Akhila's husband urges SC to call off NIA probe

Akhila's husband Shafeen Jahan has alleged that the investigation agency is not being fair

ANI  |  New Delhi 

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Earlier in August, the NIA began an investigation into the case following the Supreme Court's orders. File photo 

Shafeen Jahan, husband of a woman in the Kerala Love Jihad case, on Saturday filed a plea requesting the to call off the Investigation Agency (NIA) probe.

Jahan has alleged that the investigation agency "is not being fair".

Earlier in August, the began an investigation into the case following the top court's orders.

In compliance with the orders of the apex court, the case was re-registered by the and an investigation was taken up.


The case pertains to the annulment of the marriage of a Hindu woman to a Muslim man after her conversion by the Kerala High Court as it amounted to 'Love Jihad'.

Shafin, who had married in December last year, had moved the apex court after the Kerala High Court annulled the marriage.

The Kerala government said that if the apex court wants an probe, it has no objections.

The said that after getting inputs from the and the Kerala Police probe, it would interview Akhila to ascertain her views.

Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Indira Jaising are arguing the case.

First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 16:21 IST
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