Interfaith marriage: Youth beaten in court premises


New Delhi: A Muslim youth was abused and beaten up on a court premises in Uttar Pradesh for marrying a Hindu girl who is 21. The policemen forcibly taken away and beayen up the youngman. The video of the girl being dragged away by women constables as she continued to shout that she wanted to live with the youth, went viral.

In another incident, Lucknow police stopped an interfaith wedding citing the newly passed Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020. Even though the marriage was being conducted with the consent of both families, a team from Para Police Station  and asked the couple to first seek clearance from Lucknow District Magistrate before going ahead.

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