On 16th November 2018, Police asked the Pastor to stop all the church activities and demanded money to settle the matter in Udiyawa village of Azamgarh District of Uttar Pradesh.
Pastor was conducting a fasting prayer in his house. Hindutva extremists stand on the roadside and tease the believers and use abusive language and threatened them. Hindutva extremists called up the police and put a false allegation against on religious conversion.
Police came to the spot and took pastor to the police station. Police told the pastor to stop all the activities of the church and demanded around Rs.2000/- (Two Thousand) from the Pastor to settle the matter.