Pastor and Believers beaten up in Tamil Nadu, India

  August 3, 2014

  Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

A mob of about 10 people came and attacked a Pastor and believers in Perur, near Coimbatore while praying for a 8 year old who had a fractured her hand, on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 7:00pm. Six men among the mob stormed into the house and beat up the pastor and the family, including women and children with vessels. According to the local police, the pastor was allegedly beaten up with sticks and dragged outside the house. He was then stripped and publicly humiliated by the gang. The FIR was filed in Perur Police station and two men were arrested and remanded to Judicial custody by the magistrate of Coimbatore Court.

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