A 27-year-old man, his mother and father, three siblings and three others have been booked beneath part three/5 of the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Illegal Spiritual Conversion Ordinance, 2020 in Shahjahanpur district. That is the tenth such case within the state after the brand new legislation got here into pressure.
The person has been additionally booked on expenses of rape and extortion the criticism of a 40-year-old girl, who’s married and mom of a 20-year-old boy and a 17-year-old daughter. Her husband works in a metropolitan metropolis.
Accompanied by Bajrang Dal activists, the lady went to the Chowk Kotwali police station on Friday to register the criticism.
The sufferer alleged that the accused had launched himself as Sunil and befriended her. Someday, he allegedly raped her at gunpoint and took her obscene footage which he used for blackmailing her.
“Later, he revealed that he’s a Muslim and compelled me to transform for ‘nikah’ with the assistance of his relations and a cleric. When she resisted, she was allegedly raped on the directions of the cleric. The accused had additionally blackmailed her to extort cash,” the lady mentioned.
The FIR has been registered beneath sections 376 (rape), 384, (extortion), 147 (rioting), 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 506 (felony intimidation) together with part three/5 of the UP Prohibition of Illegal Spiritual Conversion Ordinance, 2020.
Further Superintendent of POlice (ASP) Sanjay Kumar advised reporters, “After preliminary investigation, we have now discovered that the lady was in a relationship with the accused for the previous 5 years. The primary accused has been arrested and despatched to jail however we didn’t discover direct involvement within the crime by any co-accused as of now. Our investigation is on.”
The ASP, when requested in regards to the presence of Bajrang Dal activists on the time of the submitting of FIR, mentioned, “Bajrang Dal leaders had accompanied the lady however there was no strain on us.”