Pastor taken to police station for conducting prayer at his residence

  May 24, 2017

  Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly


On 24th May 2017, in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, a pastor was conducting a prayer meeting at his residence and some of the neighbors filed a complaint against him at the Kariyapatnam Police Station.

The police came to the pastor’s residence and took him to the police station.

Six months back, a similar incident took place, during when the pastor had given in writing to the police that he would not conduct any prayer meeting or any other activities in the future.

On the basis of this, the police took the pastor to the police station.


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