Christian evangelist beaten, arrested under trumped up charges

  January 28, 2017

  Betul, Madhya Pradesh

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 28th January 2017, a Christian evangelist was conducting a prayer meeting at Bhimpur village in Betul district, Madhya Pradesh, when some villagers barged in and falsely accused him of carrying out illegal religious conversions.

The evangelist was brutally beaten by the mob. After that, he was was taken to the Bhimpur Police Station and later, he was moved to the Chicholi Police Station.

It was further reported that he is likely to be held at the Betul jail.

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