A case has been registered towards 10 named folks, together with a Vice Chancellor, and 50 others unidentified folks for alleged unlawful religious conversion of a person, police mentioned on Saturday.
Police filed the case responding to a grievance filed by one Sarvendra Vikram Singh, a resident of Sultanpur district, who mentioned he had come to Fatehpur for some work on January 25, 2021, Circle officer (Metropolis) Veer Singh mentioned.
He later met a person named Ramchandra in Sujrahi village, who advised him that that Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Expertise and Sciences (SHUATS), Prayagraj, was giving cash on adopting Christianity, and it’ll additionally bear the working bills for his household.
Ramchandra took Sarvendra to the Indian Press Church in Deviganj, the place he met a priest, who advised him concerning the cash supply and in addition a job upon conversion.
After this, Sarvendra went with the priest to Naini in Prayagraj the place underwent the conversion, the CO mentioned. SHUATS Vice Chancellor RB Lal is among the many 10 folks named within the FIR, he mentioned.
“Sarvendra had adopted Christanity from Hinduism. Subsequently, he once more transformed again to Hinduism, after which lodged a police grievance, after realising his mistake,” the CO mentioned.