On 25th January 2019, Hindutva extremists set a fire on the church building materials and on the car in Tarikere in Chikmagalur District of Karnataka.
Church construction was going on and the Pastor decided to sleep outside to have a watch on the church building materials etc. Hindutva extremists came in to the spot and set the fire on the entire church building materials. They set a fire on the car and Pastor also got burnt and the hindutva extremists ran away from the spot. Pastor registered a complaint in the police station.