A Christian priest named Shyam Sundar has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police after the allegations of unlawful religious conversions. He was arrested under the anti-conversion law of Uttar Pradesh.
Etawah Police said, “FIR has been booked under section 3/5 (1) of UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act at Bakewar Police Station of Etawah district. There was a complaint against him that he is involved in religious conversion through illegal manner. Some documents have been recovered from his possession which is being examined. He will be shortly forwarded to judicial custody.”
Police acted on the basis of the complaint lodged by a local resident Dhiraj Tiwari, who had alleged that 55 years old Shyam Sundar, who is a converted Christian, is indulged in conversion activities, Amar Ujala reported.