TN: Carol singing group attacked. One injured

December 22, 2013 by  
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Carol singing group attackedTamil Nadu, December 20, 2013: Members of Assemblies of God (A.G.) Church were attacked by Hindu Munnani activists in Velayuthampalayam near Karur, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 during Carol sevice rounds, injuring one who had to be admitted to a hospital and causing fear among Christians.

Hindu Munnani is a fundamentalist Hindu organisation based in the state of Tamil Nadu.

During the attack, a 46-year-old Danapal, a believer suffered injuries on his forehead and is admitted to a Government hospital at Karur.

At the intervention of Minorities Commission Chairman, Siswa Prakash, the Elayuthampalayam police have registered case u/s 506 (2), 324 & 294 b of I.P.C. in crime no. 524/13.

Christian Legal Advisor Lawyer Rajendiran is helping the church in legal matters, GCIC reported.

The A.G. Church in Karur is a about-13-years old growing church; with a congregation of about 100 families.

A Carol singing group were also attacked and inhumanely beaten in Pune, Maharashtra on the same day in 2011. The attackers had used sticks and cricket bats, breaking the hands of two parishioners.

– christian today

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