After passing the law against Love Jihad in Madhya Pradesh (Madhya Pradesh), so far 21 cases have been registered against 47 people and 25 people have been arrested.
According to the report, the records showed that in at least four cases, the couple went missing and came back even before they came in contact with the police. Three other cases were registered after the intervention of Hindu groups. The remaining six cases were registered against those Christian missionaries who were ‘trying to woo the villagers’.
Where are these 21 cases registered?
Of the 21 cases, four cases have been registered in Indore, three in Seoni, two in Bhopal, and one each in Barwani, Khargone, Rewa, Harda, Chhatarpur, Balaghat, Alirajpur, Mandsaur, Dindori, Khandwa, Sehore and Dhar. After passing the Freedom of Religion Bill 2020 in the Assembly to stop ‘Love Jihad’, State Home Minister Narottam Mishra told journalists, ‘Any love that will go towards Jihad, we will oppose it. Any love that hurts our feelings, we will oppose it. Any love that will upset our daughters and sisters, we will oppose it. ‘
According to the report, Additional Director General of Police Pragya Richa Srivastava said on this matter, ‘We have received 21 cases so far and according to our information, most of these cases have been filed by women. It includes both minors and adults. He has told that in many cases after sexual exploitation, pressure has been put to change his religion. According to their statements, an FIR has been registered and we are investigating.