Mob requests authorities to shut down 6 churches in Tamil Nadu and threatens Christians to discontinue prayer services

  July 5, 2019

  Chennai, Tamil Nadu

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly

A mob of 100 Hindu Munnani members led by an Advocate filed a police complaint against 6 churches in Muthapudupet, Chennai asking that the churches be shut down. The mob also threatened the members of these churches to put an end to the prayer services unless they wanted dire consequences to follow. When the Christians went to the police station to file a complaint, more than 100 BJP members gathered at the police station and threatened the Christians in the presence of the police that they would destroy their churches if anyone apart from the family members joins the prayer services.


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