Sunday Service disrupted by Officials and Hindutva extremists in Karnataka, India

  October 20, 2013

  Belgaum, Karnataka

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On 20 Oct in Tilakawadi, Belgaum, govt’ officials along with Hindu extremists disrupted the Sunday worship meeting of New Life Fellowship Church, roughed up believers and intimidated them.

It was reported that the extremists from Sri Rama Sene led by Ramakantha Konduskar and city corporation councillor Deepak Jamkhandi stormed into the prayer meeting and asked for the Pastor to produce the relevant Order issued by the Corporation permitting them to conduct their worship service in the Hall.

The Pastor showed them all the important documents which allow the Christian to use the hall for conducting prayer meetings.

However, the extremists continued to intimidate the Christians. The situations was brought under control after the intervention of a local police inspector

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