Police disrupted the prayer meeting and asked to stop every activities of the church in Muzaffarnagar

  October 28, 2018

  Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly, Social Ostracism

  Women


On 28th October 2018, Police disrupted the prayer meeting and asked to stop every activities of the church in Khannupur Village of Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

A hindutva extremist who lives very close to the church called up the police station and allegaed that forceful religious conversion is taking place here in the church. Based on the complaint police reached and disrupted the prayer meeting, shouted at Pastor and told him to stop the prayer and also to stop every activities of the church from now on.

Later, Police asked Pastor to come to station. Pastor went to police station in the afternoon along with one of his members. In the police station also Police shouted at Pastor and told him to stop the prayer meeting. Police told him that if he wants to continue the prayer meeting he has to produce the permission letter otherwise be ready to face the severe consequences in the future. Pastor is been doing the ministry here for the past two years.


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