Christian subjected to burns on his back and tongue. Told to abandon his Christian faith.

  April 20, 2016

  Chhattisgarh, Dantewada

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault


Jaisingh, a 55 year old Christian of Sukma, who had embraced the faith only 2 years ago was stopped near Murthoda on Dantewada road, by the Sarpanch Pardeshiram along with 3 others – Ram, Dinesh and Sonu. They applied burning coins on his back first and later on his tongue. They wanted him to abandon his faith and when he refused to do so, he was subjected to this persecution and also forced to pay Rs. 5051 as penalty.


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