Uttar Pradesh: Two women accuse mother-in-law of forcing them to convert to Christianity in Kanpur | Kanpur News

KANPUR: Two married Hindu women on Friday approached the Kanpur police with a complaint that their mother-in-law, who had converted to Christianity in December 2020, was now forcing them to change their faith.
They alleged that their mother-in-law had also forcibly got her three daughters converted to Christianity from Hindu religion.
They further alleged that now, along with their mother-in-law, their three sisters-in-law, who had changed their faith, want them to convert to Christianity. It was when they refused to do so, they threatened them of dire consequences.
The two also met State Women’s Commission member Poonam Kapoor on Friday and sought help.
Kapoor then approached ACP Swaroopnagar and Kakadeo police station in-charge and ordered them to initiate immediate necessary action into the matter.
The police said that Mona, wife of Shivkumar and Pooja, wife of Sachin, alleged that their mother-in-law Kamala Devi had converted to Christianity in December 2020. “Thereafter, she made her three daughters convert to Christianity,” said the police, adding that as per the two women, their mother-in-law and their three sister-in-laws want to convert them both to Christian religion. They also lured them with cash for adopting Christianity. On refusal, their mother-in-law and sister-in-laws were threatening them with dire consequences.
ACP Swaroopnagar Brij Narain Singh on Saturday said, “A probe has been ordered in this regard. Necessary action will be taken after thorough investigation.”

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