Conviction for the first time in the case of conversion in Uttar Pradesh, 10 years imprisonment to the convict, 50,000 fine
District Government Advocate Kuldeep Singh claims that this is the first sentence in Uttar Pradesh in the matter of conversion. Within seven months of the registration of the case, the accused has been punished.
On the one hand, different types of debates have started in the whole country regarding conversion. In Balrampur, Maulana Mohammad Jameel, a resident of Halaura village of Jarwa Kotwali, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for kidnapping and converting a woman and her four children. District Judge Lallu Singh has ordered imprisonment as well as a fine of Rs 50,000 and compensation of Rs five lakh to the victim Vishnu. District Government Advocate Kuldeep Singh claims that this is the first sentence in Uttar Pradesh in the matter of conversion. Within seven months of the registration of the case, the accused has been punished.
The District Government Advocate told that the accused had abducted the wife and children of Halaura resident Vishnu on April 12. Vishnu said in the prayer letter that his wife used to go to the house of Maulana Jameel of the village to work as a labourer. Maulana got his wife and his four young children converted by persuasion. Changed the name of two minor sons after getting them circumcised. Two minor daughters were also given other names according to their religion.
Got the eight-year-old son enrolled in the madrassa, in which he got his name registered instead of his father's. At first, the victim kept knocking on the doors of the police station and officers to bring back his wife. Later she pleaded to save her children from conversion. On June 9, he got the children converted. After registering the case on June 12, the Jarwa police recovered the accused along with the women and children and brought them to the police station. Medical examination of both the sons was done. The conversion of the children was confirmed medically. The statements of five witnesses were recorded on behalf of the prosecution in the District and Sessions Court.
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