Church set on fire in Chhattisgarh, India

  February 13, 2015

  Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

  Damage to Property, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

On 13th February 2015 in Akaltara, Janjgir , Bilaspur, a Church was set on fire by unidentified assailants late evening. Rev. Fr. Yeswer Lahre had conducted fasting prayer meeting in the Belivers Church from 11am to 3pm. After the prayer meeting over, Fr. Yeswer locked the church door and went back to his home. Around 6:30pm, he received a call that the Church doors was set on fire. By the time they had rushed and put off the fire,half of the main Church door was damaged. An FIR was filed but no action was taken till press time.

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