Bengaluru: The State has reported the first case under the Anti-Conversion law with the arrest of a Muslim man under the recently passed Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Law.
The anti-conversion bill, also referred to as the Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Law, was notified on September 30.
According to sources, the arrested has been identified as Syed Mueen, a 23-year-old resident of Yeshwanthpur’s BK Nagar.
Syed Mueen is accused of luring a girl under the guise of marriage before converting her to Islam.
On October 5, a 19-year-old woman went missing, and the next day, her mother went to the Yeshwanthpur Police Station and reported her missing.
The girl’s family, who are from Gorakhpur, has been in Bengaluru for the past ten years; they are from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
The girl was taken into custody by the police on Thursday night based on the mother’s complaint. He has been remanded in judicial custody.
Meanwhile, the police are recording the girl’s statement.