Christian attacked for putting up picture of Jesus in Maharashtra, India

  January 25, 2015

  Maharashtra, Palghar

  Damage to Property, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On January 25, in Nala Sopara near Mumbai in Palghar District, Maharashtra, Mr. Subodh* was threatened and attacked for displaying a picture of Jesus in his garage. He is a mechanic who runs his garage shop for welding, and spray painting. A group of men objected him for putting up the picture in the garage and threatened to kill him if he put up the picture again or reported the attack to the authorities. No action was taken till press time.

*name changed

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