A 25 year old unmarried Christian man who lives with his parents in the Dungavatipanda village, near P.O. Hampasagara, Bellary district, Karnataka was forced to leave his home and the village and was told that he would not be allowed to return unless he renounced his faith in Jesus Christ. The incident occurred at 7 AM on 29.6.2016. He was beaten, locked in his room and was told that he cannot use the water of the village or walk on its streets! Since the time he fled from there, he has been staying with another Christian in a village about 10-12 kilometers away from his own.