Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India] Jan 29 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case following a complaint by a woman from Kerala, who alleged that her husband tried to take her to Syria after converting to Islam. Also Read - Gujarat Man Falls Into Well While Escaping From His Ex-Girlfriend's Brother, Dies

The NIA registered the case yesterday. Also Read - India vs England, 3rd Test: The Top Facts About Motera Stadium

The case, which was earlier handled by the police, will now be handled by the NIA. Also Read - Surat Municipal Election Results 2021: BJP Leading on 47 Seats, AAP Ahead of Congress

The woman (25) had approached the Kerala High Court last year seeking an NIA probe against her husband Mohammad Riyaz, a resident of Thalassery, for attempting to take her to Syria from Saudi Arabia.

She said that her husband had plans to sell her to the Islamic State (IS) terrorists as a sex slave.

The woman claimed that she had met Riyaz while studying in Bengaluru in 2014 and alleged that her marriage was registered using forged documents.

She added that she was allegedly blackmailed by him later.

An investigation revealed that it was an organised network which executed the conversion of the woman.

An NIA investigation is underway. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.