Two Christian Youth Volunteers brutally beaten and severely injured in police custody

  November 2, 2015

  Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

  Physical assault

Two Christian youth volunteering with a Christian organization were returning home at night after placing flex boards for upcoming Christian meetings scheduled for November 10, 2015 at Nagercoil. The boys were brought to Asaripalam Police Station and beaten even after they showed their IDs. When the boys could not bear the pain and called out the name of Jesus, they were told to stop calling upon that name. They were also verbally abused with vulgar words and beaten continuously. Several hours of torture followed after which they were brought home by leaders of their organization from the Police Station. Their bike was seized. They were admitted in the hospital with grievous injuries.

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