Police restrained and later release 6 people, consisting of the priest as well as his better half who were attacked by guys declaring to be from a Hindu organisation.

A group of a minimum of 30 boys, equipped with sticks, attacked a Xmas program at Purola town in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi area on Friday, affirming that forced conversions were being accomplished there, it is found out.
Police later apprehended six people, including Priest Lazarus Cornelius and also his wife Sushma Cornelius who were attacked by the men asserting to be from a Hindu organisation, as well as were later released stating the matter has been agreeably fixed.

The attack at Hope and also Life Centre in the town, around 150 km from state funding Dehradun, happened around midday. The priest belongs to Union Church, Mussoorie, was leading prayers.

The state’s BJP federal government just recently provided an anti-conversion Bill in the assembly that has actually been passed as well as obtained the Governor’s assent on Saturday. Citizens state there have actually been earlier circumstances of attacks on spiritual minorities, consisting of Christians and also Muslims.

Cops are yet to provide even more detail.

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Last Updated: 25 December 2022