Preachers arrested for allegations of conversion in Madhya Pradesh, India

  August 17, 2014

  Indore, Madhya Pradesh

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault


Two preachers from the Jehovah Witness were arrested on allegations of conversion on August 17, 2014 at Sukhiya, Indore. Preachers on Monday, which was also the day of the Hindu festival Janmashtami. They were taken to the Harsh Nagar Police Station where a FIR was filed and they were charged under the MP Freedom of Religion Act, 1968 under Sec. 3 and 4. A mob of over 400 people had gathered outside the police station chanting slogans against the pastor. They were was bailed out by Christian workers next day morning.


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