Priest Among 10 Arrested For Religious Conversion In UP: Cops


They were arrested for allegedly luring people to convert to Christianity, police said.(Representational)

Barabanki:

 Ten people, including a priest, have been arrested here for allegedly luring people to convert to Christianity, police said on Wednesday.

The arrests were made from Chakhar village. Additional Superintendent of Police S N Sinha said that 16 people were named in the case of religious conversion of which 10, including a priest, have been arrested.

He said that Father Domnic Pintu, a resident of Mangalore in Karnataka, is among the arrested.

The action was taken on a complaint from VHP district president Brijesh Kumar Vaish on Monday that mass conversion was going on to take place in the village, police said.

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