Mob violence on Christians belonging to the Lambani and Kambara communities in Karnataka

  June 20, 2019

  Gadag, Karnataka

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment


On 20.06.2019, 200 villagers barged into a Christian’s house, searched it and seized two Bibles. Previously, the villagers had trespassed into the houses of five families belonging to the Lambani community in the village and beat them up.
Two days prior to that, in a similar incident, the villagers forced a believer and his family who belong to the Kambara community to either leave their faith in Christ or face consequences including fine and confiscation of property. When the families refused to leave Christianity, the villagers beat them up. A Medico Legal Complaint  was filed and in lieu of the same an FIR was registered at the Mundargi Police Station.


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