Evangelist Arrested for Derogatory Remarks in Tamil Nadu, India

  September 24, 2013

  Tamil Nadu, Thoothukkudi

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

On 24 September, the state police arrested an evangelist after the Hindu extremists accused him of uttering derogatory remarks against the Hindu idols in Nadvvakurichi, Thoothukkudi district.

The police booked the evangelist under Sec 153 (a) (inflicting religious conflicts) and 506/1 (Threatened to murder) of IPC, which are non-bailable. The District court has rejected his bail application.

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