On Sunday, two people were arrested on the charge of luring people to be seduced for conversion. An official said that those detained inspired people of allegedly weaker sections to convert.
New Delhi: Police on Sunday arrested two persons for allegedly converting people in Chakeri police station area of Kanpur Police Commissionerate. Police gave this information. According to the police, two people have been arrested on Sunday for luring people to be seduced for conversion.
An official said that those arrested inspired people of allegedly weaker sections to convert. The police have registered a case under the respective sections of the Indian Penal Code and the UP conversion Prohibition Act, 2021. Police said the arrested people were originally identified as Rajat Kumar Shah (34), a resident of Delhi and Abhijeet Christ (32), a resident of Chakeri.
VHP and Bajrang Dal workers had committed uproar, then arrested
Both have been sent to jail after completing the legal process. Those arrested were arrested after a ruckus by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal activists. Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Ravindra Kumar said that the police had received information about forcible conversion in a building in Shyam Nagar, Chakeri.
He said that after receiving information about conversion, the Chakeri police raided the building, where six people were detained and taken to the police station for questioning. Assistant Police Commissioner (Chakeri) Amarnath Yadav said, 'Investigation is being done. Efforts are being made to identify the kingpin of this case. '