Pastor arrested on false allegations in Odisha, India

  June 15, 2015

  Nabarangpur, Odisha

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment


On June 15, 2015 at Kandragunda village, Tentulikhunti, Nabarangapur, a pastor was arrested on multiple charges after fundamentalists stopped a prayer meeting. The pastor was preaching when four men forcefully stopped the prayer meeting.

The Pastor was later arrested and a FIR was filed against him under sections 295A/294/ 506 of the Indian Penal Code and RW Sec 5 of Odisha Freedom of Religious Act 1967.


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