Pastor Arrested in Chhattisgarh, India

  July 29, 2011

  Chhattisgarh, Kabirdham

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault


Chhattisgarh police arrested Pastor Diwarkar Kumar after one advocate filed a compliant against him of forceful conversion on 29 July in Bilaspur, Kawardha district. An FIR that was lodged against Pastor Diwakar Kumar under section 295(A) of the Indian Penal Code for deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings or any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs and under sections 3&4 of the Chhattisgarh Freedom of Religious Act.

Source: EFI News


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