National Shooter's husband, mother-in-law charged with forcing her to convert to Islam

The CBI has filed a charge sheet against the husband and mother-in-law of national-level shooter Tara Sahdev for allegedly forcing her to convert to Islam.

Published: 22nd May 2017 08:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2017 08:01 PM   |  A+A-

CBI main office in New Delhi (File | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The CBI has filed a charge sheet against the husband and mother-in-law of national-level shooter Tara Sahdev for allegedly forcing her to convert to Islam.

The agency has also slapped charges of rape against her husband.

In its charge sheet filed at a CBI court in Ranchi, the agency has charged Sahdev's husband Ranjit Singh Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan, her mother-in-law Kaushal Rani, and the then Registrar, Vigilance, Jharkhand High Court Mushtaque Ahmed, currently under suspension, for alleged criminal conspiracy, dowry, among others.

Sahdev got married to Kohli on July 7, 2014. The athlete, 23, alleged that she was tortured to convert to Islam. Sahdev had earlier claimed that Ranjit had concealed his religion before their marriage.

The agency has charged Ahmed with eveteasing and pressuring Tara's family to get her married to Hasan.

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