Case Filed against 14 under ‘Love-Jihad’ Law After Woman Eloped with Lover in UP’s Mau

UP Police

Clarion India

LUCKNOWN – The Uttar Pradesh police in Mau have filed a case against 14 people under anti-conversion ordinance after a woman eloped with her lover who belongs to a different religion.

According to the police, the man was already married. The incident was reported from Molnalganj village under Chiraiyyakot police station in Mau district. A Case has also been registered under sections 366, 506 and 3/5 of the ordinance against religious conversions. The police came into action after registering the case, reported News18.

The matter was reported from Molnaganj under Chiraiyakot police station area where a boy who was allegedly already married had eloped with a girl from different faith just before her marriage on November 30. As soon as the family members came to know about the matter, they informed the police. A case was registered after the father of the girl gave a written complaint.

“A boy and a girl from different faiths have eloped from their house in Molnaganj village of Chirayakot police station area. The boy is already married, in which the police have filed a case under the 366, 506 and 3/5 Uttar Pradesh Laws Against forced conversion. The police has started investigating case,” Additional Superintendent of Police, Tribhuvan Nath Tripathi was quoted by News18 as saying.


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