Police personnel disrupted the prayer meeting and stopped the prayer and took Pastor to the police station in Jaunpur

  February 3, 2019

  Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh

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

  Women


On 3rd February 2019, Police personnel disrupted the prayer meeting and stopped the prayer and took Pastor to the police station in Nigoha Village, Barsathi Police Station in Jaunpur District of Uttar Pradesh.

On Sunday Pastor was conducting the prayer meeting, during the meeting few police personnel came to the church and argued with the Pastor and disrupted the prayer. The church got around 400 members. Pastor showed them the church registration paper.

Police took Pastor to the police station on the false allegation of converting the poor in to Christianity. Pastor showed them the high court order to conduct the service and the he was released.


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