Staff Reporter :
Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh police arrested three persons from Ganeshpeth area of Nagpur city on Friday night, in connection with a case registered at Gomti Nagar police station under anti-conversion law. The arrested persons were identified as Prasad Rameshwar Kavale, a resident of Kavale Plot, 202, Rahul Complex, Nagpur; Kausar Alam Shaukat Ali Khan, a resident of Shingari Road, Lohicha Bara, opposite Dhanbad, Jharkhand; and Bhupriya Bando Devidas Mankar, a resident of Waigaon, in Chamorshi tehsil of Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra. They were staying at Deluxe Complex, Hansapuri, under the jurisdiction of Ganeshpeth Police Station.
It may be recalled here that UP ATS had arrested some persons last month and had claimed that a nation-wide racket of religious conversions was busted. The accused were booked under Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act. The UP cops had told mediapersons then that they had recovered a register from the accused. The register had details of over 1,000 persons and names and addresses mentioned in the register were of persons from Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, and Delhi.