Four Christian women beaten and a woman stripped in Jharkhand, India

  February 8, 2015

  Chatra, Jharkhand

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On February 8 at Navardi, Chatra, Jharkhand, Hindu fundamentalists attacked a prayer meeting, dragged four women out to the road , and stripped the clothes off of one lady. The fundamentalists barged into one Christian ‘s house at about 4 p.m after the ladies finished their prayer meeting ,pulled them out to the road , beat them and later took off the saree of a lady who hosted the prayer meeting and tore her blouse as they continue to shout all kinds of vulgar words at them. The fundamentalists also threatened to impose a fine on the Christians if they do not stop worshiping Christ. Police registered an FIR against the attackers and promised to give protection to the Christians.

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