Why object if ‘love jihad’ complainant wants to stay married: HC to Gujarat govt | India News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat excessive court docket on Wednesday requested the state authorities to clarify why it’s objecting to quashing of prison costs, together with violation of anti-conversion legal guidelines, towards the husband, in-legal guidelines and the priest for solemnizing the wedding even after the sufferer asserted that the FIR was not true and that she wished to proceed together with her matrimonial life within the state’s first “love jihad” case.

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The excessive court docket has rightly issued a present trigger discover on this regard. This is the peril of turning a private matter right into a political marketing campaign and state coverage.

The girl has submitted in her petition that she had gone to Gotri police station in Vadodara to report sure petty and trivial subject due to her matrimonial discord which she believed might be coated beneath Section 498A of the IPC. “However, at this stage, certain religio-political groups intervened in the matter and communalised the issue by bringing in the love jihad angle. Also, on account of the overzealousness of the police officers involved, facts and offences which were never mentioned or alleged by the informant came to be inserted in the FIR,” the petition mentioned.

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