Two woman arrested for alleged conversion

Upon receipt of a complaint from activists of Bajrang Dal, the policemen from Kundapur station took two women into custody from a house near the Hindu cremation ground at Koteshwara. The activists had complained that the women belonging to Yehova’s Witnesses were indulging in proselytisation in the area. The police later said that since there was no written complaint the women were released after giving them a warning.

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Source of information Civil society reports Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Christians
Location of incident Private Residence perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Main Information
Date of incident: September 18, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Unlawful Detention
  • Causal factors
  • Allegation of religious conversion
  • Name of the victim : Unknown
    Name of Perpetrator Bajrang Dal
    State Karnataka
    District/City Udupi
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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