Christian family booked under Jharkhand Freedom of Religion Act based on false complaint by Hindutva extremists

  August 9, 2018

  Jharkhand, Lohardaga

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Arrest/Detention, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

  Scheduled Tribes, Women

Villagers threatened and harassed a Christian family living in Lohardaga, Jharkhand and levelled false accusations against them that they are forcefully converting villagers to Christianity. An FIR was registered against them under sections 29A, 504 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code and section 4 of the Jharkhand Freedom of Religion Act.

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