Federal Court rules unilateral conversion of Indira Gandhi’s 3 children 'null and void'

Noel Achariam

M. Indira Gandhi with her family members and lawyers at the Federal Court in Putrajaya today. Her former husband converted their three children to Islam in 2009. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, January 29, 2018.

THE Federal Court today ruled that the unilateral conversion of M. Indira Gandhi’s three children to Islam is null and void.

The apex court’s five-man bench, comprising Court of Appeal president Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin, Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Richard Malanjum, Zainun Ali, Abu Samah Nordin and Ramly Ali, delivered the landmark judgment. 

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  • Read the judgement carefully, the court says BOTH PARENT HAVE EQUAL RIGHTS - BUT ITS BEEN USED BEFORE. They will appeal saying Muslim will be deprived of their rights if they cannot convert their child.

    Posted 2 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • Once again common sense triumph over desert culture.

    Posted 2 years ago by Xuz ZG

  • Glad some have still have justice on top of the everything else. Of course in the event of one party appealing that their right have not been appeased, in the matter not common ground or consensus then the do nothing / no change status must stand.

    Posted 2 years ago by Shovel Nose