On 3rd January 2018, Pastor was beaten up and warned him with dire consequence if he continue to minister in Uppada Village of East Godavari, Andra Pradesh.
Pastor was on his way to bank after the prayer meeting. Around 5 hindutva extremists caught hold of him and beaten up severely. They took away his bike, mobile and wrist watch etc and warned him with dire consequences in he continue to do the ministry here.
Pastor had visited local police station to lodge a complaint on this matter, but it was not accepted.