‘Threatened us, tried to extort money’: Muslim convert accuses media of misreporting, harassment
On May 27, Renu Gangwar, 30, converted to Islam. She adopted the name Ayesha Alvi. A month later, on June 28, she filed a petition at the Delhi High Court seeking protection against the threats she was receiving for her conversion.
She also accused the media of continuous harassment and extortion. On July 1, a vacation bench of the court directed the police to “take adequate steps to protect the life and safety of the petitioner” until the matter is heard on July 5.
In her petition, Ayesha said that she was under “extreme threat” and needed security to ensure that she is not “forcefully taken away from Delhi by any person, organisation or any state agency”….