UP: Man arrested for forcing Scheduled Cast family to convert

The complainant alleged that Singh used to continuously encourage him to visit churches and offered allurement to convert, he said.

UP: Man arrested for forcing Scheduled Cast family to convert
By: PTI
Updated: 29 Jan 2019 02:00 PM
Bahraich (UP): A man has been arrested for reportedly offering allurement to a Dalit family to convert to Christianity, police said Tuesday. According to a complaint filed by Ramesh Gautam of Ranipurva village under Rupiadeeh police station area on the Indo-Nepal border on Monday, one Dharmendra Singh was misleading him to change his religion.

Gautam said he had met Singh at a local missionary hospital where the former had gone for his wife's treatment three months ago, Superintendent of Police Gaurav Grover said.  The complainant alleged that Singh used to continuously encourage him to visit churches and offered allurement to convert, he said.


Singh was arrested near the missionary hospital on Monday, the officer said.

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