Pastor and believer detained on false allegations of fraudulent conversions by Hindutva extremists in Uttar Pradesh

  August 20, 2019

  Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly

A pastor was conducting a weekly prayer meeting at a believer’s house situated at Baddopur village in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, when a mob of around 40 Hindutva extremists gathered there, called the police and accused the pastor of carrying out fraudulent religious conversions. Two police men from Shahganj Police station reached the spot, stopped the prayer meeting and took the pastor and another believer to the police station.

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