Around 400 hindutva activists stormed into pastor’s house and manhandled the family.

  October 14, 2017

  Jalgaon, Maharashtra

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Damage to Property, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault, Restrictions on religious assembly

  Women


On 14th October, 2017 Around 400 hindutva activists stormed into pastor’s house and manhandled the family at Maskawad Village, Raver, Jalgaon, Maharastra.

Around 400 hindtva activists mand handled pastor and his family at night and questioned about their faith. They have vandalized his house and snatched his cell phone and took away the memory card and carried away the Bibles and song book

They questioned Pastor for conducting prayer meetings in his house and threatened him with dire consequences if he did not deter. Pastor and his wife and three children went through this trauma and two of his children are handicapped.

Mentally shaken by the attack, Pastor vacated the rented house and moved to a different town. The mental and physical abuse has rendered them jobless in a new town, as they try to come to terms with the fear and agony they had to undergo.


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