Either by force or through inducement in the state, the Karnataka government would bring the law, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
The woman was living with her husband and a minor son in Pratap Nagar where she came in contact with accused Shahid four years back.
The case is related to the alleged conversion of some deaf students and poor people to Islam in UP with purported funding from abroad.
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The protest was led by the Jag Aasra Guru Ott (Jago), a religious party recognised under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
Our separation happened long back, but I did not speak about it as I intended to keep my private life to myself, Nusrat Jahan said
They were detained for questioning by railway police on March 19, and only after establishing there was no conversion involved, they were allowed to proceed.
23-year-old Raju Ansari took the 17-year-old girl to his residence in the Lalauli police station area of the district on Friday night and allegedly raped her.
The bill has a provision of imprisonment up to 10 years and a fine of Rs 1 lakh to curb fraudulent conversions done using misrepresentation, allurement and force among other things.
The accused kidnapped the victim, raped her, and made objectionable videos, allegedly threatening to upload these online if she did not change her religion.
The bill replaces the ordinance which sought to monitor religious conversions and had provisions of 10 years' imprisonment in some cases
According to police, a complaint was received on Monday where the woman, a resident of Sangam Vihar, came to the Sarita Vihar police station and handed over her complaint.
Three men came to the village and allegedly organised a meeting to convert people to Christianity: Officials
Under the proposed Religious Freedom Act, any person who wishes to convert will have to submit a declaration to a district magistrate at least one month in advance
Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai had said the government is considering a law against religious conversion for the sake of marriage.
Karnataka joins other BJP-ruled states in introducing legal provisions against 'love jihad'
'I have found my true calling and have come to Abu Dhabi of my own free will. No one forced me. I am an adult citizen of India and can make my own decision,' 19-year-old Christian girl said.
The 19-year-old girl is the daughter of a 'granthi' (priest) at Gurudwara Tambu Sahib and was converted to Islam at gunpoint.
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