The bench told the family that while it understands their concerns, their daughter was a 26-year-old woman, who was a nurse in Saudi Arabia, and capable of making her own decisions.
The family members of the victim hired a contract killer from Mahuli to kill her, said the police
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The couple will be given security if they seek it, the SSP said, adding they were not in Bareilly at present.
The Kanth police had submitted a report that it could not find evidence of the case after Pinki denied the allegations of forceful conversion by Rashid.
The police let go the couple only the next day after finding out that both the individuals are major and belong to the same religion.
The woman says she is an adult and married the man a few months ago of her free will.
Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, promulgated with the approval of the Governor.
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