On 29th May 2019, Police arrested Pastor based on the complaint by the hidnutva extremist in Mubarakpur, Azamgarh District of Uttar Pradesh.
Pastor was conducting the convention for three days at Azamgarh. During the prayer meeting, police came and detained Pastor based on the complaint by the hindutva extremists. The complaint was that these Christians forcefully converting people in to Christianity. Police done a casual inquiry and after that Pastor was released from the police station.