LUCKNOW A lady sub-inspector in Bareilly, who applied for marriage with a Muslim man below the Particular Marriage Act, was transferred to Sambhal district on Monday, police officers mentioned on Tuesday.
The Particular Marriage Act permits two folks from completely different religions to tie the knot with out altering their religion. However the controversy erupted when the S-I’s household, who are from Meerut, accused the Muslim man of forcibly making her embrace Islam. The household had requested authorities to switch her to one other district nearer to their native place Meerut in order that she may very well be introduced out of the affect of the person.
A senior police official mentioned the lady S-I had virtually accomplished her most time interval of seven years in Bareilly district and her switch was already pending.
He, nonetheless, added that the request made by her household was additionally thought-about, following which she was transferred to Sambhal, which is nearer to Meerut. The official mentioned the S-I didn’t flip up earlier than senior authorities when requested about her viewpoint.
One other police official mentioned that the sub-inspector was absent from responsibility since Thursday with out informing her seniors.
Bareilly metropolis Justice of the Peace N Ram, who is in-charge of the Sadar sub-divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM) within the absence of SDM Pratush Pandey, confirmed that the sub-inspector had applied to get married to the Muslim man below the Particular Marriage Act.