Indian Evangelist beaten up in Tumkur, Karnataka
By James Varghese
This news was carried on the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) website — www.persecution.in.
According to the GCIC story, the beaten man was Simon (31), a village missionary, who works for a Christian Radio program called Vishva Vani, in
This incident took place as Simon was conducting a church worship service along with the Vishva Vani’s Karnataka state coordinator, Mr. Timothy, in a church. As the service was occurring, a group of about 100-120 Hindu radicals barged in and began abusing the believers in vulgar language, and accusing Simon of participating in forceful conversions.
They then started beating up Simon from
Brother Timothy and some other believers have also sustained minor injuries. The Police have registered complaint against the culprits; however no arrests have been made yet.
Please pray for Brother Simon and his ministry in the village