Pastor attacked in Chhattisgarh, India

  February 10, 2012

  Chhattisgarh, Rajnandgaon

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

Armed Hindutva extremists brutally attacked Pastor Rajendra Masih in Indira Nagar Village of Dongargarh Tehsil , Rajnandgaon District in Chhattisgarh.

Pastor Masih was screening a Hindi movie on Jesus Christ named Daya Sagar, the show began at about 7.30 pm and ended at 10.30 pm. Just when they were about to disperse suddenly, a group of about 9 Bajrang Dal fundamentalists arrived on the spot and began destroying all the equipments like the DVD Player and the speakers etc.

They then mercilessly assaulted, Pastor Rajendra Masih, which caused lacerations all over his face and wounded his left eye.

The miscreants then called the Dongargarh Police personnel on the spot and falsely accused the pastor of forcibly and fraudulently converting Hindus to Christianity.

The police took both the parties to the police station and matter was resolved between both the parties.

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