Case involves Mohammad Umar Gautam who, police say, was into conversion of non-Muslims, especially deaf and mute students, women and children
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday conducted searches at six locations in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in connection with an alleged mass conversion case against Mohammad Umar Gautam and others.
The searches were carried out at Batla House in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh’s Sant Kabir Nagar and Lucknow under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The premises included the office of Mr. Umar Gautam’s organisation, Islamic Dawah Centre, his house and that of his associate Mufti Qazi Jahangir Qasmi, in Delhi.
The offices of Al Hassan Education and Welfare Foundation and Guidance Education and Welfare Society in Lucknow and Sant Kabir Nagar were also searched.
“Several incriminating documents have been seized during the searches. They reveal large-scale conversions carried out by accused Umar Gautam and his organisations all over…