New Delhi, Feb 10: The issue of 'Love Jihad' has come back in news as a SMS went viral on WhatsApp in Gujarat which said that Muslim boys who will marry girls belonging to other religions will be rewarded with cash.
According to a Zeenews report, "The message circulated by 'Students of Muslim Youth Forum' encourages Muslim boys to trap girls from other communities in love and tie the knot."
If the girl is from Kshatriya Hindu community, the cash reward would be Rs 4.5 lakhs, Gujarat Brahmin girl Rs 6 lakhs, Punjabi Hindu Rs 6 lakhs, Christian Roman Cathlolic Rs 4 lakhs, Christian Protestant Rs 3 lakhs, Jain Rs 3 lakhs, Gujarati Kutch girl Rs 3 lakhs."
In the message, four addresses have been mentioned from where the Muslim youth can collect their reward.
Meanwhile, a probe has already begun in the matter and police has asked people to ignore such messages. A strict vigil is also being maintained in sensitive areas.
(With inputs from agencies)