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Shraddha Walkar murder case: UP BJP MLA writes to CM Yogi Adityanath, demands THIS | India News

Shraddha Walkar homicide case: UP BJP MLA writes to CM Yogi Adityanath, calls for THIS | Information

Lucknow: In view of rising public outcry and anger over the sensational Shraddha Walkar homicide case, a Bhartiya Janata Occasion MLA Rajeshwar Singh has urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to amend state legal guidelines coping with heinous crimes to make sure ‘stricter’ punishment in “love jihad” instances.

In a six-page letter, Singh sought amendments to the UP Prohibition of Illegal Conversion of Faith Act, 2021, to allow speedy justice in such instances. He mentioned there’s a have to broaden the definition of allurement in instances of “love jihad” and should embody marriage, promise of marriage or marital relationship or live-in relationship.

“Love jihad” is a time period utilized by right-wing activists to allege a concerted effort by Muslim males to transform Hindu girls to Islam by means of marriage, although the courts and the federal government don’t formally recognise it.

A replica of Singh`s letter has additionally been marked to Union Regulation Minister Kiren Rijiju. The MLA was referring to the killing of 27-year-old Shraddha Vikas Walkar allegedly by her companion Aaftab Amin Poonawala (28) in Delhi`s Mehrauli space in Could this yr.

Poonawala had allegedly strangled Walkar and hacked her corpse into 35 items and dumped them in forested areas over a number of days, in keeping with police.

Singh, who represents Lucknow`s Sarojini Nagar, wrote, “Such hate crimes don’t need to be handled as common legal acts, necessitating a fast-track method to investigations, charge-sheet and trial, throughout the framework.”

The MLA mentioned, “With a purpose to be sure that such offences are usually not repeated sooner or later, it’s vital that we undertake a time-bound schedule for investigations and trial such that the investigation is accomplished inside 60 days of the registration of the offence and the trial inside 60 days thereafter.”

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