Hindu extremists attack 2 Christian adults and 7 children in INDIA
It is reported that on 23 October, 2 Christian adults accompanying 7 Christian children for a youth bible study conference, were accosted by a group of Hindu extremists who accused them of kidnapping and converting children forcibly. Subsequently, they were handed over to the police who detained the adults and the children despite them presenting proof of consent from parents to attend the programme in Mumbai.
Moreover, it is also reported that the parents of the children were attacked by extremists when they arrived at the police station to resolve the issue. The 2 adults were jailed for 10 days and the children were detained by the authorities for a week and released only after a court order.
Picture: A parent comforting one of the children detained by the police (Pawan Bhawar/ Morning Star News)