Pastors Attacked in Karnataka, India

  August 24, 2013

  Bagalkot, Karnataka

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 24 August in Ilkal, Basavabagar Bagalakote, Hindu extremists barged into the prayer meeting of Jehovah Shalom Prayer House and beat up a pastor. They pinned him down on the ground, kicked and punched his entire body. The pastor was bleeding from his ears and eyes and he was hospitalised for a week. The police refused to lodge a complaint against the attackers.

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