On March 19, few nuns and teenagers accompanying them were forcibly made to get off from Utkal Express at Jhansi station and were accused of conversion.
Jhansi| The Jhansi GRP arrested two Hindutva leaders in a case of heckling of the nuns from Kerala travelling in Utkal Express. Home Minister Amit Shah had few days back ordered action against the accused. Investigation report in this case has been sent to Lucknow.
On March 19, few nuns and teenagers accompanying them were forcibly made to get off from Utkal Express at Jhansi station. Some of the ABVP leaders aboard the same coach of the train had accused the nuns of forceful conversion. This heckling happened in the presence of the GRP. Two Hindutva leaders were arrested late Thursday night after the turmoil in the GRP over the matter for 22 days.
In this case the statements of nuns Livia Thomas, Hemlata and Shweta and Beetrang who were traveling with them were recorded through video calling. Two-three days ago, after all the statements, the in-charge SP Soumitra Yadav completed the investigation and submitted the report to Lucknow. After completion of the investigation, the GRP started taking action as soon as the order came from Delhi on Thursday.
GRP in-charge inspector Sunil Kumar Singh arrested two Hindutva leaders Anchal Adjaria and Purukesh Amaraya from near the station on Thursday night. CO Naeem Mansoori confirmed this. He said that in this case, the police, after taking cognizance, filed an FIR and both are being sent to jail.