Mob disrupts prayer service in Uttar Pradesh; Pastor arrested

  January 12, 2020

  Mau, Uttar Pradesh

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly


A mob of hundred people barged into a Sunday prayer service in Malahtoliya, in Madhuban, Mau, Uttar Pradesh and disrupted the prayers. Thereafter, the assailants called the police who came to the spot and arrested him and charged him under s. 151, CrPC. Although he obtained bail from the District Court, the police refused to release him and registered an FIR against him under sections 153A, 295A and 506, IPC.


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