The boyfriend’s mother, who was not identified in the indictment, called police to intervene on Karra’s behalf.
But the teenage girl refused police help, and she refused to go home.
(Surat Al-Mā'idah, 5:5) And do not marry polytheistic women until they believe.
“Just like I sat in jail, I am ready to sit in jail my entire life, I don’t care,” Karra allegedly yelled at his daughter.
She stayed with her boyfriend’s mother for part of the time.
Henriette’s family tried to bring her back home – using threats against her and her boyfriend’s mother to put pressure on her to return, the indictment says.
Another important point though is that while Muslims are allowed to date non-Muslims, they are told to date 'women of the book' meaning Christians or Jews.
It is expected for there to be a shared belief in a single God, though this will depend again on the personal discretion of the man.