Christian arrested for distributing gospel tracts

  January 14, 2016

  Chhattisgarh, Mahasamund

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 14 January, in Bamhani, Mahasamund, local police arrested a Christian while he was distributing gospel tracts after having received a complaint against him from local hindutva groups. He was later produced before a magistrate in the local court and was charged under Section 295(A) of the Indian Penal Code. The Police confiscated 580 tracts as evidence against him.

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