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A Christian family was given a chance to convert to Islam or be punished.
The family of Pakistan, said that their 20-year-old son was tortured and forced to listen to his 17-year-old sister, Jameela, being raped after refusing to convert to Islam.
According to family members, a gang targeted the family because of their Christian faith. They were threatened with guns, sticks and metal bars.
The gang ordered the family to convert to Islam or die, but they refused.
The family was tied up and blindfolded. Their 20-year-old son Arif and his teenage sister were kidnapped and taken to a unknown location, where he was tortured and forced to listen to his sister being raped in another room.
The next morning, Arif managed to escape, and he returned to his family. However, his teenage sister, who was kept in a separate room overnight, stayed behind and she is still missing.
Wilson Chowdry, who is the chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association, said that they are assisting the family of Kasur, rebuild their lives in an atmosphere of safety, following the incident.
The family filed a complaint with police, but they allegedly refused to investigate the case and they are deeply traumatized.