Police registered FIR in Jashpur conversion case, minor was circumcised


Jashpur: After 24 hours of investigation, the police have registered an FIR against 3 accused under non-bailable sections in connection with the genital cutting of a minor child for the purpose of conversion in Sanna in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh. All the supporters of Ghasi Ghasiya Samaj and former minister Ganesh Ram Bhagat, National President of Tribal Security Forum, remained constant on the whole matter.

It is noteworthy that for two days, Jashpur police was in a dilemma regarding this well-known case of Sanna. After the statement of the child’s parents and others, after the statement of the victim child was made before the Child Line and CWC, finally the police registered an FIR. Did it

According to the information, social people along with the father of the victim child reached the police station and applied to the police regarding the matter of taking the child to Ambikapur for the purpose of conversion in Sanna of the district. Sanna was adamant in the police station demanding action against all the accused.

what is the whole matter

Actually, Hindu youth and Muslim girl got married, after which both had 2 children, in which one son is the other daughter. The incident is said to be of November when the child’s mother, along with her mother and other family members, had cut off the genitals of the child in Ambikapur on the pretext of a fair.

police station siege twice

On the one hand, the police was seen acting promptly on this very sensitive matter, while the father of the victim child and the people of the society together put pressure on the police. On Monday, till late night, they sat in a dharna by blocking the road in front of the police station and then on Tuesday too a large crowd gathered and started shouting slogans against the police. There was a lot of anger among them due to this incident. At the same time, the complainants had demanded that an FIR should be registered immediately. Here, as soon as the matter came to the fore, the Sanna police under the leadership of Additional SP Pratibha Pandey continued to take statements of people related to the incident and on Tuesday, after the statement of the victim child in front of Child Line and CWC, a case was registered against three women.

Former minister Ganesh Ram Bhagat reached the victim’s side

As soon as the news of Sanna case was received, former minister Ganesh Ram Bhagat, convener of All India Tribal Security Forum, State Patron of Ghasiya Samaj, Pawan Sai Ram and nearby social members reached Sanna and demanded action.

The father said that the child was converted without his consent

The child’s father, Chittaranjan Sonwani, has alleged in his written application of converting. He says that without the consent of him and the child, his child’s genitals were cut (circumcised) for the purpose of conversion, due to which they are distressed. and demanding action.

After the case was presented before the Women’s Cell, Child Welfare Committee and Child Line due to the matter being related to a minor child, finally the Sanna police committed the offense under Section 295A, 324,34 of IPC and Section 3,4 of Chhattisgarh Freedom of Religion Act. has registered.

first published:Jan. 11, 2022, 11:58 p.m.


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