Attack on Christians in Kolhapur,Maharashtra

In Kolhapur district of Maharashtra group of 15-20 Person attack at the church during the prayer. At the time of the incidents, there are up to 40 peoples in the church are gathered for offering prayer. A lady in Church throws chilly powder o their faces after which they run. maharashtra police identified 5 peoples with the help of CCTV footage. They attack with Rods, Swords, Glass bottles and also pelting stones on the Church.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 12 Identity of victim Christians
Location of incident Place of worship perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed Not Applicable
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Role of police Satisfactory Current status Under investigation
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Main Information
Date of incident: December 23, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Physical assault
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • Name of the victim : Unknown
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State Maharashtra
    District/City Kolhapur
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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