Inter-faith couple elopes, tension in Muzaffarnagar village - Hindustan Times

Inter-faith couple elopes, tension in Muzaffarnagar village

By, Meerut
Oct 22, 2019 07:33 PM IST

Tension prevailed in Luhari Khurd village of Muzaffarnagar after an inter-faith couple eloped from here on Sunday night. Police and PAC personnel were deployed in and around the village to prevent any clash between members of two communities.

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Sube Singh, inspector of Charthawal police station, said an 18-year-old Muslim girl eloped with a 20-year-old Dalit man of the same village and a search was on for their whereabouts.

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The girl’s family lodged a police complaint against the youth and his two friends, alleging abduction. They claimed that she was 17 years old.

They also lodged a case against the accused youths alleging that they passed derogatory remarks on the girl’s younger sister. “We have added additional sections in the FIR,” said Singh.

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