Indian Muslim student arrested for allegedly trying to convert Hindu woman under controversial ‘love jihad’ law

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Police in northern India have arrested a Muslim man for allegedly trying to convert a Hindu woman to Islam, under a controversial new law that has sparked widespread outrage and protests.The 21-year-old student was arrested on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh, only days after the state enacted the law targeting “love jihad” — a term used by radical Hindu groups who accuse Muslim men of attempting to convert women of other faiths to Islam.Uttar Pradesh enacted the anti-conversion law, which makes “forced” or “fraudulent” religious conversions a non-bailable offense with a maximum punishment of 10 years in prison, on Saturday.