Gorakhpur police has registered an FIR in opposition to a Muslim man from Karnataka for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old girl from the district and forcing her to transform.
The FIR has been lodged beneath sections 366 (kidnapping, abducting or inducing girl to compel her marriage, and many others) and 363 (kidnapping) of the IPC and beneath the brand new anti-conversion legislation in Uttar Pradesh.
The FIR was registered every week after the lady’s father lodged a lacking individual report when she didn’t return from school.
Police officers stated one Mehboob has been named within the FIR on the idea of the lady’s name information and that they aren’t positive in regards to the id of the accused. A quantity within the name document was traced to Karnataka and a police staff from Chiluatal police station in Gorakhpur has now left for there.
On January 5, the lady’s father, a retired Armyman, filed a lacking individual report, stating that he dropped his daughter at school the day earlier than however she didn’t return.
Every week later, based mostly on the lady’s name element information, the daddy alleged that one Mehboob turned her buddy in 2019 after introducing himself as Hindu and had now kidnapped her. “I am sure that Mehboob can pressure my daughter for conversion…I have also come to know that he took my daughter on the pretext of getting her a job at a company,” the daddy has alleged within the FIR.
Chiluatal SHO Niraj Kumar Rai stated, “The allegation is that a Muslim youth lured his daughter and took her away to pressure her for conversion. The father did not have any information about the accused earlier and a missing person report was filed on January 5.”
“Following that, we checked the call detail record and found a number. On checking caller ID application Truecaller, we found the name Mehboob. The girl’s friends told us that she used to talk to this guy. Her father suspected that he is Muslim and based on that, the allegation of love jihad and forceful conversion has been made,” stated Rai.
“At this point, we cannot be sure if Mehboob is the original name of the person. Everything is based on the complaint and things would be clear once the woman is recovered. The location of the number is in Karnataka and a team has been sent there to recover her. The girl is a major and we cannot confirm ‘love jihad’ or if the girl has married or has changed her religion,” he added.
Campiarganj circle officer Rahul Bhati stated the police staff is predicted to succeed in Karnataka quickly.