Allahabad HC grants bail to 2 women accused of condemning religion, inciting people to convert

Updated: Sep 22 2023 10:43PM

Prayagraj (UP), Sep 22 (PTI) The Allahabad High Court has granted bail to two women against whom an FIR was registered alleging they condemned a particular religion and also incited people to convert to Christianity.

Justice Vikram D Chauhan granted bail to Anita Devi and Divya after their counsel submitted that during investigation, no one was found to have been converted and also there was no specific detail on what they said against another religion.

The FIR was lodged against Anita Devi and Divya at Maharajganj police station in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh under prohibition of unlawful conversion of religion Act, 2021 and other sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC).