Lakhimpur Kheri (UP) – An employee of the ADM office here, pressurised a Hindu youth to convert to Islam to issue a marriage certificate. After reporting the matter to the District Magistrate, he slammed the employee and ordered to issue a marriage certificate to the youth within 1 hour.
Tarun Gupta and a Muslim girl from the Kashi Nagar area decided to get married with mutual consent. They applied for a Court marriage at the ADM office. However, an employee of the ADM office, Muhammad Sajid tried to ignore the application. He told the Hindu youth, “If you want a certificate, you have to become a Muslim. Only after conversion, the marriage certificate can be issued” he said.
The victim complained with the District Magistrate Mahendra Bahadur Singh and showed him a video regarding this. It was seen in the video that a Government employee was pressurising the victim to convert. After this, the District Magistrate scolded the concerned Government employee and warned of suspending him.