Police have registered an FIR against seven people for allegedly converting a Hindu man to Islam in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh. The victim's father has registered the case. The victim has been identified as Rahul Sharma, and the prime accused has been identified as Shahnawaz.
On March 31, 2023, the Hindi portal IBC 24 reported
that according to the police, Rajnesh Sharma, a victim's father, alleged that his son was converted to Islam by a gym operator and his six friends. The complainant claimed that his son has started fasting and has also started offering Namaz.
While speaking with the media, Superintendent of Police (City) Amit Kishor Srivastava said, "An FIR has been registered against seven accused for converting Rahul Sharma (22). The FIR was registered on the complaint given by Rahul's father. The case is under investigation.''