इंडियन आवाज़     30 Nov 2023 03:29:22      انڈین آواز

7 arrested in connection with attack on church in Chhattisgarh

Seven persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on the church in Chhattisgarh. Yesterday some persons attacked and vandalized a church during Sunday prayer in the state capital Raipur.

According to reports a group of youths stormed the church and attacked worshippers alleging religious conversion. Five people, including two women sustained minor injuries. Chhattisgarh christian association had demanded stern action on the incident.

Five people were injured after a mob of alleged Bajrang Dal members barged into a church in Khamardih, Chhattisgarh on Sunday during prayers and began vandalising the room and attacking the people present.

“Members of the Bajrang Dal chanting ‘Jai Sri Ram’ charged into the church. They attacked women, ripped their clothes off and also thrashed infants. They began alleging that people were being converted here. The police came here and seized the vehicles that the attackers came here. They desecrated the Bible and some of the pictures that were hung on the wall,” Chhattisgarh Christian Forum President Arun Pannalal said.

Meanwhile the Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has said Police has taken necessary action and guilty will not be spared on the church attack issue. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Mr Rijiju said till now seven people have been arrested by Police in connection with attack on the church in Khamardih area of Raipur in Chhattisgarh.

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