Murder attempt to a believer by a hindutva extremists because of his faith in Christ in Coimbatore

  April 19, 2018

  Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault, Restrictions on religious assembly, Social Ostracism


On April 19 2018, Murder attempt to a believer by a hindutva extremists because of his faith in Christ in Sivanandha Colony, Gandhi Nagar, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Three hindutva extremists attacked a believer because of his faith in Christ. He was walking towards to his home then three hindutva extremist approached and alleging him that he is converting people to Christianity. There was an argument between them, during the conversation hindutva extremist took out a sickle and attacked the believer and injured severely on his head and shoulders.

Two relatives of the believer reached the spot and took him to the hospital. Believer complaint to the police that these extremists have been threatening to murder him for several years. Rathinapuri police registered a case and arrested the hindutva extremists and booked a case for promoting disharmony between religious, uttering obscene words, voluntarily causing hurt using a weapon and for criminal intimidation. Police said that he will be remanded in judicial custody.


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