Pastor was brutally beaten up and forced him to chant the religious slogans

  August 14, 2017

  Bihar, Patna

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault, Restrictions on religious assembly

  Women


On 14th August 2017, Pastor was brutally beaten up and forced him to chant religious slogans at Gardani Bagh, Patna, Bihar.

It happened like this, the pastor was preaching in the prayer meeting where around 30 people were present. During the meeting 4 person were taking videos and pictures of the meeting and pastor.Before the sermon got over, these 4 persons had left the meeting.

However, they came back with more people soon after the prayer meeting got wrapped up. They were the hindutva activists group who tried to take videos and pictures of the meeting. They accused pastor for carrying out religious conversion work and forced him to chant religious slogans. When pastor did not comply, they started beating pastor brutally which resulted pastor sustaining severe injuries on right eye, right ear and right side of his head.

Other pastor also received some injuries as he tried to rescue pastor. Doctors have told that it will take two months time for him to fully recover. No complaint has been filed yet.


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