Two youths detained for alleged conversion attempt in UP

Bareli: Two persons have been detained in Lalganj area for allegedly luring people to convert for money, police said here Saturday.

PTI| Updated: Dec 20, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Bareli: Two persons have been detained in Lalganj area for allegedly luring people to convert for money, police said here Saturday.

Balram and Pradeep were nabbed in Jagatpur Bhichkaura village by the local residents, who alleged that they were luring the people to convert to another religion, police said.

However, Lalganj Circle Officer Vijay Bahadur Singh said that the two youths went only to perform prayers and report of conversion was false.