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Indian Bishop criticizes death-penalty call for cow slaughter

Bishop Vincent Barwa says the demand by a radical Hindu group seeks to create religious divisions.
Posted on December 6, 2017,
An Indian Catholic leader has slammed an inflammatory call by a radical Hindu group for the execution of people who slaughter cattle or transport beef.

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7 Christian preachers jailed under IPC Section 295 A for alleged ‘forcible’ conversion bid in UP

Anuja Jaiswal | TNN | Updated: Dec 6, 2017,

AGRA: Mathura police arrested seven Christian preachers on Monday night for allegedly carrying out a "forcible conversion campaign" in a village in the district. The arrested preachers were produced in court on Tuesday and remanded in judicial custody for 14 days.
According to some villagers, the missionaries have been active in the area, Irauli Gurjar, for the past one month and have been distributing Bible to residents. One of them alleged that since no one was paying heed to their pleas, on Monday night they turned aggressive and tried to "forcibly convert" some schedule caste families. Around 700 people from SC groups reside in the village.

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