Christian women’s prayer disrupted, leaders questioned by police.

  January 19, 2016

  Madhya Pradesh, Shahdol

  Complicity of Authorities, Damage to Property, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 19 January, in Anuppur, a women’s prayer meeting was disrupted by hindutva activist who barged into a private meeting, misbehaved with the women and used abusive language. They also informed the police that conversions were going on. The police came and arrested 4 women who were leading the meeting and took them to the Venkat Nagar police station. The women who were attending the prayer meeting went to the police station and confronted the policemen. This action resulted in the release of the 4 leaders. The police warned the women not to pray together except in their own homes.

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