- FIR lodged under Section 153 A for mocking Hindu deities in Bhairagarh.
- A complain was filed by Hindu outfits claiming anti-conversion Hindu Propaganda in Christ Memorial School.
- Preliminary investigations revealed the preacher in the school delivered derogatory statements against Hindu gods,
Bhopal: State Home Minister Narottam Mishra in a media interaction today, informed that an FIR was registered against the four accused arrested in a case of conversion at the Christ Memorial school. He further added that an intelligence department has been instructed to monitor the conversion activities in the missionary schools in the state.
Around four have been arrested in alleged anti-conversion Hindu Propaganda in Christ Memorial School, Bairagarh on Sunday. A huge ruckus was created where members of Hindu outfits claimed that during school prayer, the preacher and others were using improper language against Hindu deities. The matter was later reported to the Bairagarh police.
On preliminary investigation, it was learnt that the preacher of the school was giving lectures on religious teachings and using derogatory statements against Hindu deities. During the prayer session, several people from adjoining areas of the school participated and took religious sermons. The preacher criticised the Hindu deities and highlighted the strength of other religions, which is objectionable”, said PS in charge DP Singh.
A case under section 153 A ( purpose of this section is to punish persons who indulge in wanton vilification or attacks upon religion, race, place of birth, residence, language of any particular group or class or upon the founders and prophets of a religion), against the five accused which include Rajesh Malviya and his daughter Ritika. Reportedly the director of the school fled from the spot.