Attack on Protestant church in India
October 29, 2013
Five members of the militant Hindu youth organization Bajrang Dal have been arrested following an attack on an Assemblies of God church in Kalwa, a town located near Mumbai (Bombay), India’s largest city.
“They attacked us, accusing us of illegal conversions,” said Ajay Kasbe, the church’s pastor, according to a UCA News report. “They punched and kicked us.”
“We were praying when suddenly eight to ten people entered and began punching us in the face,” added another victim, according to the Mumbai Mirror.
- Pastor and church workers attacked in Mumbai prayer hall (UCA News)
- Five Bajrang Dal men arrested for assaulting priest (Mumbai Mirror)
- Hindu extremists attack Christians with the charges of "forced conversions" (Fides)