Christian Woman Threatened in Karnataka, India

  July 4, 2013

  Hassan, Karnataka

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 4 July, Hindu extremists did not allow a Christian women to fetch drinking water from the public well, called her “prostitute” and threatened to rape her after a church was burned up in Narasipura, Halebeedu Taluk in Hassan district.

Hindu extremists threatened to sexually assault a Christian lady identified only as Jeyanti and hurled foul abused at her. The next day Jeyanti went to the police station to file a police compliant. However, Police Sub-Inspector Ravi Kumar told her to remove certain statement in the complaint.

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