Christians Beaten up, Prayer Meeting Disrupted in Karnataka, India

  March 8, 2013

  Karnataka, Udupi

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 8 March in Moodubelle village, Udupi, alleged Hindu extremists attacked a prayer meeting, mercilessly beat up Christians and accused them of forceful conversion.

At about 10 p.m. the extremists barged into the all night prayer meeting of The Word of Victory Ministry, started to accuse the Christians of forceful conversion and beat them up.

The pastor and six believers sustained serious injuries and were treated in Ajarakadu Government hospital.

After the intervention of area Christian leaders, the police arrested 10 attackers and sent them to jail.

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