Church attacked, prayers disrupted, Pastor’s home ransacked

  July 8, 2016

  Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu

  Damage to Property, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault


On 8.7.2016, at around 6 PM, a Christian Pastor’s home was broken into by certain persons who completely ransacked the place and also destroyed Christian literature present therein.

The Pastor has been serving in and around the R.S.Mathur Village, Senthurai Taluk, Ariyalur district, Tamil Nadu for more than 10 years.

Prior to this incident, on June 12, 2016, while he was conducting the Sunday Morning worship service at around 11 AM, about 50 saffron clad youngsters barged into the Church premises, damaged Bibles, song books, cell phones etc, disrupted the prayers and told him to get out of the area. Following the trouble, the landlords forced him out.


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