Christian falsely accused of hurting religious sentiments

  January 23, 2017

  Madhya Pradesh, Mandla

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

On 23rd January 2017, a Christian residing in Mandla, Madhya Pradesh was falsely accused of circulating derogatory material about religious scriptures of another religion on social media.

A complaint was filed at the Anjaniya Police Station stating that the message hurts the religious sentiments of that religious community.

The Christian has been booked under Section 295A of the IPC and Section 67 of the IT Act. He is reported to have subsequently been released on bail.

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