Pastors Arrested in Chhattisgarh, India

  February 21, 2013

  Balrampur, Chhattisgarh

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 21 February in Aara, Balrampur, Chhattisgarh police arrested four pastors after Hindu extremists accused them of forceful conversion.

It was reported that Calvary Gospel Mission was organising a three day special meeting when the Hindu extremists barged into the house of one believer while the pastors were having dinner.

The extremists thereafter alerted the police who came to the spot. The pastors were arrested under Sections 151 of the Indian Penal Code for Knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse.

The pastors were later released on bail.

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