Tamil Nadu: eight cars belonging to Protestant Church set on fire, Hindu extremists suspected


by Nirmala Carvalho
Hosur police arrested extremists in connection with violence during a Pentecostal convention. Police opens a file against person or persons unknown.

Mumbai (AsiaNews) – Last night someone set fire to eight cars parked near the New Grace Jesus with Us Pentecostal Church in Mathikere (Hosur, Tamil Nadu). Nothing is known yet of the reasons for the act or why it was done. Police has opened a file against person or persons unknown.
For Sajan K George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), five Hindu activists are to blame; a few days ago, they tried to disrupt a convention organised by Pentecostal Christians.

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Eight vehicles belong to Jesus with us Ministries burnt by Hindu Radicals in Hosur, Tamil Nadu

Eight vehicles belonging to Jesus with us Ministries burnt by Hindu Radicals in Hosur, Tamil Nadu.
Seven vehicles of the church members parked in the compound of’ Jesus with us Church ‘in Mathikere, Hosur were set on fire by Hindu radicals on 22nd June 2010 at 11.30 pm. Radicals poured petrol and incinerated all vehicles. The fire gutted all these vehicles completely. The alert neighbours noticed the fire and immediately informed the pastor and subsequently Hosur police
about the arson .

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