Pastor arrested in Orissa, India

  January 19, 2012

  Kandhamal, Odisha

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment


Pastor Sukadeb Digal was arrested on January 19th in Sipainjari village, Tiangia, G.udaygiri block, Khandamal, Orissa.

Sukadeb Digal is the pastor of the Danekdadi Baptist church at Daringbadi. The Raikia police arrested him on false charges stating that he is a naxailte.

Pastor Digal has been charged under section 120 B, 121,120 A, 122/34 and section 4 and 5 of the explosives act.

Pastor is still in the prison at press time.


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