Inside every week of promulgation of the brand new legislation towards pressured and dishonest conversions in Uttar Pradesh, six FIRs have been registered in 5 districts, police mentioned on Sunday.
The legislation goals to examine non secular conversions carried out by “allurement, coercion, power, fraud, or marriage”. Violations of the legislation have been made cognizable and non-bailable offence.
Bareilly has recorded two FIRs whereas 1 FIR every has been registered in Sitapur, Moradabad, Mau and Muzaffarnagar.
Additionally, 10 individuals, out of the 29 booked below this new legislation, have been arrested in three circumstances registered in Sitapur, Bareilly and Moradabad districts since Wednesday, police mentioned in Lucknow.
A senior police official mentioned seven individuals have been arrested in reference to an FIR registered with Tambaur police station of Sitapur district whereas one arrest was made within the reference to the FIR registered at Devraniya police station of Bareilly. In the meantime, Moradabad police on Friday arrested a Muslim man and his brother below the brand new legislation when he visited the registrar’s workplace to file his marriage to a Hindu lady. An company report quoted Moradabad’s Kanth station home officer Ajay Gautam as saying that the two males have been arrested on the idea of a criticism by the lady’s dad and mom.
“Within the Sitapur case, an FIR over the elopement of a 19-year-old lady was registered on November 26 and the provisions of recent ordinance , which got here into being two days later, have been added later. The lady’s father alleged within the FIR that she was kidnapped by a Muslim man to compel her for marriage. He later acknowledged that the lady was kidnapped to be pressured into conversion,” mentioned the police.
One other official on the police headquarters mentioned the primary two circumstances below this legislation have been registered in Bareilly on November 28 and 29.
Within the second case in Bareilly, Tahir Hussain and his brothers Sageer and Munna have been accused of forceful non secular conversion. The criticism was lodged by Tahir’s spouse.
One other FIR below the brand new legislation was registered towards 14 individuals in Mau district after a girl eloped with a Muslim man who was already married to another person. The FIR was registered towards Shabab Khan and 13 others below IPC Sections 366, 506 and three/5 of recent legislation at Chiraiyakot police station on Tuesday.
Yet one more FIR was lodged at Mansoorpur police station of Muzaffarnagar district on Thursday whereby two Muslim males have been booked for allegedly attempting to power a married Hindu lady to transform. They have been booked below the brand new legislation in addition to Sections 504 (felony intimidation), 506 and 120 B (felony conspiracy) of the IPC.