Pastor and Couples at Church Threatened in Rajasthan, India

  October 6, 2013

  Banswara, Rajasthan

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

On 6 Oct, Hindu extremists threatened to kill and burn up Christians if they continue to follow Christ in Sajavanjya, Banswara.

It was reported that at about 10 a.m. Hindu extremists stopped two Christian couples, along with their wives as they were on their way to attend the Sunday Church Service. The extremists threatened to kill and burn them up if they continued to go to a church to worship Christ.

Later that day, the same extremists stopped the church pastor as he was returning home after conducting Sunday worship meeting, threatened to burn up his house if he conducts worship meeting again in the area.

The Christians lodged a police complaint. However no action has been taken against the extremists at press time.

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