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UP police give clean chit to 2 charged under ‘love jihad’ law

The police in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar have given a clean chit to two males charged under Uttar Pradesh’s anti-conversion law for allegedly attempting to change the faith of a lady, an official stated.

An FIR was earlier registered towards brothers Nadeem and Salman for allegedly attempting to unlawfully convert a lady to one other faith however no proof has been discovered towards them, stated Dharmendra Pal, SHO of Mansurpur police station the place the case was filed.

 

The duo was charged under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, and Indian Penal Code sections 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (felony intimidation), he stated.

The Allahabad excessive court docket, which is listening to an enchantment in reference to the case, has been knowledgeable that there is no such thing as a proof that the 2 males tried to change the girl’s faith.

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