court in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district has ordered the release of muslim men arrested under the new anti-conversion law because the police did not find evidence against them.
A Muslim man named Rashid Ali and his brother according to reports were arrested on December 4 after they went to the registrar’s office to make a record of the former’s marriage to a Hindu woman. Members of the right-wing group Bajrang Dal, who reached the marriage registration office and accosted the couple, had handed them over to the police.
Police said that the woman’s husband and brother-in-law would be released on personal bonds of Rs 50,000. As of Friday evening, the release order had not reached the police.