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Preacher, one other arrested in Bangalore

Global Council of Indian Christians

3/20/07 India (Persecution Update India ) – On 20th March 2007, Narayan Alexander Dasa, a non-resident Indian from California and Prasanna Das of Vijayawada , Andhra Pradesh, were arrested for allegedly compelling one Balraj of Kaggadasapura to take down a picture of Durga and put up a cross and a picture of Jesus. Balraj complained to the Mahadevapura Police, who booked them under sections 448 (house-tresspass), 295 (injuring or defiling the place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class), 153(A) (promoting enmity between different groups…). They were arrested and produced before the magistrate, who remanded them to Judicial custody. They are still in jail at the time of writing.

Please pray for their early release and the speedy and favourable disposal of the cases against them.