Criminal activity in 11 ‘love jihad’ cases: SIT

24 nov 2020

Criminal activity in 11 ‘love jihad’ cases: SIT

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) presented its report on the occurrences of affirmed "love jihad", or interfaith relationships, in Kanpur on Monday, recognizing crime in 11 cases, however found no proof of unfamiliar subsidizing or any direct coordinated activity, a senior police official said. "The SIT discovered crime had occurred in 11 cases. In different examples, three ladies denied the charges (against their spouses) and conclusion reports were documented," reviewer general of police, Kanpur range, Mohit Agarwal said. The SIT submitted its report to Agarwal.

Police sent the 11 blamed to prison, accusing them of assault, the SIT report said. Love jihad is a term begat by conservative associations to mean occurrences of Muslim men wedding ladies of different beliefs, especially Hindus, through double dealing, probably to change over them coercively. The SIT looked into 14 examinations, both finished and those under advancement, in which it was asserted that Muslim men wedded Hindu ladies by trickery. In these 14 cases, the guardians of ladies had kept up that the men shrouded their characters to create actual closeness, the IG said. "SIT hasn't (got) any solid proof about this being done in a coordinated way or that this was being supported from abroad," he added. SIT was shaped around two months prior to return to the instances of "affection jihad".