Three evangelists attacked and falsely accused of forced religious conversions

  March 4, 2016

  Chhattisgarh, Raipur

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault


On 4 March, in Dhawalpur, Gariyabandh, a mob of around 40 people belonging to a right wing outfit attacked 3 evangelists and accused them of religious conversion work. After beating the 3 Evangelists, the attackers took them to the Mainpur Police station where they filed a complaint against them. The Police officials detained the evangelists till late night and then let them go ordering them to come again on next morning for questioning. The next day, after warning the evangelists to not visit the area, the police released them.


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