Sunday Worship Disrupted in Uttar Pradesh, India
July 13, 2014
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault
Hindu extremists from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on July 13 disrupted a Sunday worship meeting, verbally abused the Christians and beat them up in Patholi, Agra.
The extremists wearing khaki pants barged into the worship meeting conducted in a house church, accused the believers of “being traitors and betraying their fathers’ religion” and beat them up.
However, the Christians replied that they are free to worship anyone they like and that no one should simply barged into a worship meeting and get violent.
The extremists further threatened the Christians of dire consequences if they continued to worship Jesus and gather on Sundays.
Tension prevails in the area as the extremists are roaming around to disrupt any kinds of Christian meetings, reported our correspondent.
The believers, however, did not file a police complaint for fear of the extremists’ retaliation.
Source: EFI News
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