Pastor falsely acused of conversion in MP

On March 7, 2015 in Barwani, Pas. Lalsingh was arrested near Julwania Police Station at 3:30pm on false allegations of conversion during a prayer meeting. The local villagers had opposed the prayer and had informed the Police. The Police then transferred him to Rajpur Police Station fearing that the mob would attack them. On the other hand, the Hindutva fundamentalists surrounded the Julwania Police Station to stop the Police to go to Rajpur to complete the formalities. All allegations were proved to be false and they were released the next day

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Source of information Civil society reports Place of incident Other :Near police station
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Christians
Location of incident Other perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: March 07, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Unlawful Detention
  • Causal factors
  • Allegation of religious conversion
  • Name of the victim : Pas. Lalsingh
    Name of Perpetrator Hindutwa extremists
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Barwani
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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