Hyderabad: 9 arrested for converting poor Hindu children to Islam : India, News
The accused had been working an orphanage named Peace Orphan Dwelling Society.
They had been luring youngsters from poor households of Telangana and making them to transform to Islam.
Police has rescued 17 youngsters within the age group of Four-14 years.
The Rachakonda Police of Hyderabad on Sunday arrested 9 individuals for allegedly changing youngsters to Islam .
The arrested accused had been working an orphanage named Peace Orphan Dwelling Society and had been luring youngsters from poor households of Telangana and making them to transform to Islam by assuring free training, meals and shelter.
Police has rescued 17 youngsters within the age group of Four-14 years, together with 7 women from Moula Ali space on the criticism of the Districts Baby Welfare Officers.
Whereas the police has 9 accused, together with prime accused Mohammed Siddiqi alias Satyanarayana and eight others, seek for another accused is on.
“They had been luring mother and father from tribal areas of Bhadrachalam, Mahabubnagar, Khammam and Warangal districts of Telangana and changing them illegally,” mentioned Mahesh M Bhagwat CP Rachakonda whereas talking to India At the moment.
The principle accused Siddiqui transformed to Islam in 2003-2004 and began Peace Orphan Society in Warangal and final yr he began working a school-cum-hostel in Hyderabad.
“The organisers who himself are transformed to Islam deliberately not modified their names to acquire reservation for future authorities providers. They’re in opinion that utilizing their place they’ll convert large variety of folks to Islam,” added CP Mahesh Bhagwat.
Police are additionally investigating the supply of funds for the NGO.
All of the accused individuals are booked beneath sections 153A (selling enmity between completely different teams on grounds of faith, 363 (kidnapping), 342 (wrongful confinement) of the IPC and related sections of the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.