Agra reconversion: Raids on to nab main accused

Agra: The city police today carried out several raids to nab Nand Kishore Balmiki, who is named in the FIR lodged in connection with the alleged forced reconversion of over 100 people to Hinduism.

Led by Superintendent of Police(city), Sameer Saurabh, and ADM City Rajesh Srivastava, police teams carried out raid at RSS office in Madhav Bhawanin area and in Jaipur House colony, where Balmiki was tipped to be hiding.

Police officials also visited the slum in Dev Nagar and talked to the people who are at the centre of the row.

Meanwhile, protests by Muslim organisations and Samajwadi Party leaders continued all the day. Hundreds of Muslims blocked traffic at Madina Crossing in Mantola area.

The police is also on the alert following reports that Muslim groups from Deoband and Mewat were heading for the city.