Sharad Kumar Jain belongs to a middle-class household and works arduous to verify his youngsters get every little thing they need in life. He lives in Ghaziabad City of Uttar Pradesh. For the previous few months, his youngest son, Sanskar (title modified) was behaving unusually. As a frequent apply in Jainism, he requested Sanskar to go to the temple however he would merely ignore it, many such adjustments have been noticed in his behaviour.
Sanskar, a minor would exit 5 occasions a day, telling his mom that he was going to the health club. Considering the behavioural change, at some point Sharad adopted him. He was shocked to search out that his son was going to a Mosque when confronted Sanskar accepted that he has started offering Namaz.
When requested for the explanations Sanskar mentioned, he has started believing in Islam and that he finds it extra cheap and reliable. Everything occurs for a cause in Islam.
Angered Sharad when scolded Sanskar, he mentioned, if they’ll kick him out of the home he’ll transfer to the Mosque and that he has already spoken with the Maulana (cleric).
Sharad searched Sanskar’s cell phone and laptop computer to search out a number of surprising texts. It had a copy of Quran, Hadits and a few controversial texts which could have been used for terror actions.
Sanskar was uncontrollable, discovering his household’s disapproval he turned much more livid and it was then Sharad determined to take the assistance of the police.
A First Information Report (quantity–434/2023) was registered on the Kavi Nagar police station of the Ghaziabad district on May 30.
In the FIR Sharad instructed the police that he lives within the Raj Nagar space of town and all of a sudden his son started following Islamic rituals. So, at some point he tracked his son to a Mosque situated within the Sanjay Nagar Sector 23. When confronted his son mentioned, he has accepted Islam by coronary heart. He additionally confronted the cleric on the Mosque however discovered unsatisfactory solutions.
Sharad checked the laptop computer and cell phone of Sanskar to land into the pool of Islamic texts together with copies of the Quran, translations of Ayats and Hadits and a few controversial books as nicely. During rows of debates with Sanskar and checking his cell phone, Sharad discovered that through a gaming software, his son got here involved with a man Baddo who lives in Mumbai. Baddo additionally despatched some laptop components to Sanskar, virtually two years in the past, a invoice for a similar is on the market within the title of Shahnawaz Khan Maqsood. Since then, they’ve been consistently speaking to one another, their name log exhibits, they’ve talked for so long as two hours in a sitting.
Also, Sanskar was speaking to a number of folks for hours who’ve been recognized as Faheem, Nanni, Shahbaz, Sakham and others. These folks have lured Sanskar of their vicious entice for conversion. The texts recovered from the laptop computer present, they are working as a syndicate and wish thorough investigation.
Following this criticism, the Ghaziabad police booked Baddo and the cleric of the Mosque, Imam Abdul Rehman alias Nanni underneath sections three and 5(1) of the Uttar Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act.
Talking with Organiser on June 5, Sharad mentioned, he has shared all the small print associated to the case with the police and that he and his household are already coping with an excessive amount of. He did say, his son is doing nicely and he needs justice within the case. He believes within the regulation and the Uttar Pradesh police, earlier than hanging up the decision.
On June 4, the police arrested Imam Abdul Rehman from Ghaziabad and issued the next press be aware, which did surprising revelations in regards to the matter.
Following the criticism by Sharad Jain, the police investigated and interrogated Sharad and the mother and father of three Hindu boys linked with the case. In the first investigation, three major issues got here to gentle:
First, some Muslim boys, utilizing pretend names made IDs on the gaming software FORTNITE the place fellow Hindus misplaced video games and these Muslim males through chatting requested them to recite sure Ayats from Quran with the intention to clear the stage.
Second, after gaining the belief of these harmless youngsters, the identical Muslim males faked their names within the second stage of the game, plated in Discord Application and through chatting lured Hindu boys in the direction of Islam by asking them to observe Islamic practices, repeatedly.
Third, after clearing the second stage, these Muslim boys shared banned video clips of Radical Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and finally brainwashed the Hindu boys. Then they’d ask them to transform and begin offering Namaz.
In this game, Sanskar met Baddo whose precise title is Khan Shehnawaz Maqsood, a resident of Devripada Mumbara, Thane, Maharashtra. The police groups are on the lookout for him.
Apart from him, the cleric, Nanni alias Abdul Rehman, a resident of Sanjay Nagar has been arrested for manipulating two Hindus and a Jain boy for conversion.
During the police interrogation, Nanni accepted that he was earlier a half of the Masjid committee however two months again he was faraway from the committee. He needed to work for his faith and propagate Islam. Almost one 12 months in the past he met two Hindu boys who have been directed in the direction of Islam underneath the affect of some online video games. He knew the boys belong to different communities and therefore he left no stone unturned in manipulating them and offering teachings of Islam, he needed them to return to Islam, this was his sole motive.
The police additionally checked his cellphone and located a quantity of controversial particulars on it. Further investigation into the case is underway.
As per the police assertion, DCP Nagar Zone Nipun Agarwal mentioned thus far 4 boys (one Jain and three Hindus) have been recognized as victims. Two of them (one Jain and one Hindu) are from Ghaziabad, one (Hindu) from Faridabad and one (Hindu) from Chandigarh.
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