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Persecution Watch May 14, 2014
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Pastor Accused of Forceful Conversion, Vehicle Damaged in Karnataka

On 4 May in Bagath Sing Nagar, Davangere, Hindu extremists damaged the vehicle of a pastor after they filed a police complaint against him of forceful conversion. 

Our correspondent, Moses Muragavel, Allied Attorney of ADF, India reported that, instigated by the Hindu extremists, Ganga Naik filed a police compliant against his brother Pastor Chandra Naik from Living Hope Gypsy Church of forceful conversion. 

The complaint letter was signed up by 25 people to take legal action against Pastor Chandra Naik .Thereafter, First Information Report was filed against Pastor Naik at K T J Nagar police station. The case is pending before the court. 

In the meantime, anti-Christian people have pelted stones at Pastor Chandra Naik's Omni Van and partially damaged it. 

Speaking to EFI News, Pastor Chandra Naik said, "There was no case of forceful conversion, people come to the church to pray by their own decisions." 

The Christian submitted a counter complaint against the extremists at K T J Nagar police station with the help of ADF, India. Moreover, the PSI promised the Christians that he will give police protection on the following Sunday worship meeting. 

Kindly pray that Pastor Chandra Naik will be able to minister in the area peacefully.