Pastor and believers brutally beaten up

  January 3, 2017

  Garhchiroli, Maharashtra

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 3rd January 2017, a pastor and 11 other Christians were brutally attacked and seriously injured by a group of fanatic Hindutva activists in Gadhchiroli, Maharashtra.

This incident took place during the dispute over funeral rites of a new church member. The deceased son did not consent to a Christian burial and the non Christians did not allow the cremation.

The villagers invited the pastor for peace talks, but along with Hindutva activists they assaulted and brutally beat up the pastor and other Christians who accompanied him.

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