India summons official of the Pak High Commission, issues efforts to kidnap a Hindu girl in Sindh

NEW DELHI: India called a senior official on Tuesday and issued a fort about the kidnapping of a girl from her wedding, official sources said.

India also asked Pakistan government to investigate the matter and take urgent measures to protect and promote the safety and welfare of its citizens, including the Hindu minority community.

It asked Pakistan to take immediate measures to expeditiously bring the perpetrators of such despicable and heinous acts to justice.

"India summoned a senior official from the Pakistan High Commission and made a strong demarche against abduction of a girl from Hindu minority from her marriage ceremony on January 25, with the help of local police in Hala city of Sindh province," an official source said.

India also issued a demonstration on the desecration of the Mata Rani Bhatiyani Temple in Tharparkar, Sindh Province, on January 26.