Police have registered a case against four people for stopping them from getting married.

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Karnataka:

A case of moral policing has come to light in Chikmagalur, Karnataka.

Right-wing activists here stopped a Muslim boy from marrying a Hindu girl.

The police have registered a case against these workers.

When a young man and a girl belonging to two different religions reached the marriage registrar office in Chikmagalur to get married, some people stopped them from getting married and took the boy to the police station.

A case has been registered in this regard at Chikmagalur Rural Police Station.

According to the complaint, the Muslim boy reached the registrar's office with the intention of marrying a Hindu girl at around 2 pm on Tuesday.

Both of them live in the same village, the boy works in a timber factory, while the girl works in a tea-coffee plantation.

When both of them reached the marriage registrar's office to get married, the four men who had come there caught the Muslim boy and took him to the police station.

After this, the police called the family members of both the girl and the boy to the police station.

According to the police, in the conversation with the family, it became clear that both the families had no objection to the marriage of these two.

But people allegedly associated with a Hindu organization tried to stop the marriage forcibly.

In this regard, the police have registered a case against four people.


After the incident, the girl is under a lot of mental stress, that is why she refused to go to her house.

After which the police has currently kept her in the women's government hostel.

Chikmagalur SP Uma Prashanth said that both the young man and the girl are adults, we have registered a criminal case against 4 people.