Mass conversion case: ED raids in Delhi and UP


New Delhi, First Published Jul 3, 2021, 3:40 PM IST

Delhi: Enforcement raids were carried out at six places in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh on charges of forcible conversion. According to the ED, crores of rupees were received from abroad for illegal conversion. ED officials said several documents were seized in this regard and money was received from the Pakistani spy agency ISI.

According to PTI, ED officials said the mass conversion was led by the main accused Umar Gautam and his organizations. The residences of the accused Mohammad Omar Gautam and his aide Mufti Qazi Jahangir Qasmi were also searched in Delhi. Officers also raided the Al Hassan Education and Welfare Foundation and the Guidance Education and Welfare Society in Uttar Pradesh.

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According to ED officials, Mohammad Omar Gautam and his aide Mufti Qazi Jahangir Qasmi were involved in the operation. Last month, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad registered a case of mass conversion. Later, a case of money laundering was registered by the ED. The case alleges that he promised to convert people of different backgrounds and economically disadvantaged women.

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Last Updated Jul 3, 2021, 3:57 PM IST