Brahmins threaten to convert to Islam if missing girl not found

Over 150 members of Brahmin community in Singhawali Ahir village here have threatened to convert to Islam if a missing teenage girl of their community was not recovered by the police.

While the family is alleging that the girl was kidnapped by a Dalit youth on September 8 from the village here, the police have registered a case of missing person, they said.

The community members met Additional Superintendent of Police Vidya Sagar Mishra to press for their demand.

“Over 150 brahmins of Titrauda area met me to press for their demand to find the girl, who was allegedly taken away by a Dalit youth on September 8. They have also threatened to convert to Islam, if she is not found,” the ASP said today.

The villagers had also staged a demonstration yesterday at District Magistrate’s office and gave him a memorandum warning of mass conversion if the girl was not recovered.

Investigations are on to trace the girl, police added.