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First FIR In Bareilly Filed Under UP's Forcible Religious Conversion Law
Bareilly, Nov 29 (TNA) Days after the Uttar Pradesh government brought an ordinance against forced religious conversions for marriage, a first formal police complaint was filed in Bareilly district of the state on Sunday. According to information available, the FIR was filed by Teeka Ram in the Dioraniya police station.
He has alleged that a Muslim boy was hounding his daughter, forcing her to convert. He has also alleged that the young man has been threatening the family of physical harm if they did stop the girl from changing her religion.
The FIR has been lodged under the sections 3 and 5 of the law, which after signature by the governor Anandiben Patel on Saturday became a law immediately.
Police officials say soon after the case was registered raids were being conducted to arrest the accused youth and that he is at large.