Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested 40 Christian evangelists over allegations of illegal conversion. Police found that women evangelists more than men. According to the residents, in a raid conducted by SDM and local police, it was observed that many innocent people were performing conversion rituals illegally in the programme.
According to the Patrika News, SDM Anurag Prasad said that the raid was conducted after complaints from some residents. The necessary action would be taken after the detailed interrogations with the accused. The case is under investigation, he added.