Posted by: becketfund | March 25, 2007

India: Pastors Arrested for Hurting Religious Sentiment

The Pakistan Christian Post reports that Pastors Philip Abraham and Jacob Kunjumon, both from Mumbai, were arrested on March 23, for “provoking enmity between religions and hurting the religious sentiment”, Section 295 of India’s Penal Code. Police reported that a local leader of a Hindu group had complained that Abraham and Kunjumon had insulted the Hindu gods and lured people to convert to Christianity. Both men deny the allegation.

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