Methodist Civil Lines Church property forcefully encroached, Uttar Pradesh
Land grabbers in Uttar Pradesh tried to illegally seize Church land belonging to Methodist Civil Lines Mission Compound, inMeerut, Uttar Pradesh.
Around 10.30 pm on 01st May, a group of men, illegally trespassed into the Church compound and began to dig up the place. Rev. Chaman Comfort, the pastor of the Church was attacked when he objected to their actions. A few Christians who went to his defense were involved in a scuffle and injured.
Police were summoned and brought the situation under control.
Christian minorities continue to feel unsafe in the midst of repeated attacks on Church personnel and Christian institutions. Across India, there has been trend where Christian Institutions and landed property is being illegally grabbed and possessed by local politicians.
A similar incident was reported at Pushpa Hospital, a Catholic Mission Hospital, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, where some 60 people with the help of a bulldozer razed the boundary wall of 44-year-old Pushpa Mission Hospital.
Church pray against anti-Christians who are systematically planning and creating disturbance and violence.
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