Dr. Omar Gautam granted bail in conversion case
Important decision of Fatehpur Sessions Court as a result of successful pursuit of Jamiat Ulema Maharashtra
11 February (Press Release) Dr. Omar Gautam, a well-known Islamic scholar, who was arrested on charges of forcibly and forcibly converting to Islam under anti-conversion laws in the North, successfully followed the legal team of Jamiat Ulema Maharashtra today. As a result, bail has been granted by the Special Sessions Court of Fatehpur. The case was being pursued by the legal team of Jamiat Ulema Maharashtra, an organization providing legal aid in the courts of youths involved in illegal cases across the country on the orders of Hazrat Maulana Syed Mahmood Asad Madani, President of Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind. Maulana Hafiz Muhammad Nadeem Siddiqui, President of Jamiat Ulema Maharashtra has given in his statement issued for.
Giving more details, he said that the famous scholar Dr. Umar Gautam, who used to work for the welfare of humanity through various trusts, was attacked by a teacher at Noorul Hadi English Medium School for converting Hindu children to Islam. A complaint was lodged at Kotwali Fatehpur Police Station under NO 558/2021 on which Uttar Pradesh Police took immediate action and registered a case under Section 3 and 5 of the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Conversion Law, including Indian Penal Code. Chargesheet had also been filed against him and others.
After contacting the Jamiat Ulema Legal Team, a team of most capable lawyers was formed under the supervision of Legal Secretary of Jamiat Ulema Maharashtra and Senior Criminal Law Advocate Pathan Tahor Khan. The case was being pursued in the court by Advocate Pathan Tahor Khan along with Advocate Zia Jilani, a well-known young lawyer from Lucknow. Thanking Allah for the guarantee, he said that this success is very important in the current situation, we hope that our legal team will also succeed in other related cases.