Christians beaten by Police in Rajasthan, India

  February 25, 2015

  Jaipur, Rajasthan

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On February 25, 2105 in Jaipur, the Mansarovar Police station indulged blatantly in the custodial violence of the 20 members from the Hebron Church of Hyderabad who had come to Jaipur. At the behest of the hindutva fundamentalists who hurled abuses and barged into the house in Shanti Nagar, Gurjar ki Thadi, where they were staying, the police carried out this action.They pushed these 20 Christians in 2 jeeps and kicked them and pushed them on reaching the police station. They were made to spread their palms and were hit with a patta, photographs give the evidence of serious injuries on the palms and wrists. At least 6 people were seriously injured including one whose wrist watch was damaged.

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