Large mob brutally attacks pastor and his family in India
According to The New India Express, a mob of around one hundred people attacked a 25-year-old pastor and his family on Sunday in India’s Chhattisgarh’s Kabirdham district.
“As per the preliminary information, a crowd of over one hundred people stormed into his house and allegedly damaged articles of worship and household items, and tore scriptures,” Mohit Garg, the superintendent of Kabirdham Police, told the news source.
“They allegedly beat up Paraste and manhandled his family members, including women, and then escaped,” he said, adding the attackers were heard raising slogans to stop religious conversion.
Arun Pannalal, president of Chhattisgarh’s Christian Forum, stated that the incident was one of many in a new, “dangerous trend, which has become prevalent in the state.”