Pastor and leaders were taken to police custody at Ballia

  June 25, 2017

  Ballia, Uttar Pradesh

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly

  Scheduled Castes

On 25th June 2017, Pastor and two leaders were taken into police custody at Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

A group of hindutva activists barged in to the prayer meeting and informed the police that Christians are carrying out religious conversion work.

Hindutva activists falsely alleged that Christians are seducing poor and uneducated people in to converting their religion.

Upon their complaint and police took the pastor and two leaders and kept them under the police custody and later was released upon the intervention of other Christians and Pastors.

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