Police Ban Indian Christian Families From Worship, Accuse Them of False Conversion
The Christian Post - Police in the southern Indian state of Karnataka have banned 15 Christian families from gathering for worship services based on the presumption that they must have been coercively or fraudulently converted to Christianity as they are not Christian by birth.
The deputy superintendent of police of Karnataka’s Hassan District and his colleagues summoned the families in Bannimardatti village this week and asked them to prove that they were Christian, accusing them of availing benefits provided by the government as both Christians and Hindus, persecution watchdog International Christian Concern reported.
The officer then ordered the Christians to not gather for worship services in their village.
“This is the final attempt of Hindu radicals using the state police to clamp down on Christian activities,” a local Christian was quoted as saying. “They have tried everything including social boycotts and physical beatings. However, local Christians...READ MORE
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