Pattoki:While the rape case of Christian girl Fouzia BiBi is still under investigation .Further violence and pressure on the victim family and also on LEAD to avoid proceedings in this case and both are facing some problems including financial crisis.
One an other attempted rape and abduction case comes on surface of Christian girl Saba Bibi at Village Baghiana Kilan at police Station Phool Nagar,District Kasur.
15th February 2013
As per reports, On 15th Feb 2013, night Police from P S Badagad (Dt Ganjam), came to village Thatanchara and forced open into houses of 3 tribal and 2 non-tribal poor families. They picked up Jatho Mandal, Junas mandal, Daud Gomango,
Simanto dalabehera, and Kornail Raita.
After torture and questioning Jatho Mandal, Junas Mandal and Daud Gomango were released early in the morning of 16th Feb. They returned to their village and informed others of the incident and that two other persons are still being tortured. Information of atrocities of police spread through the villages soon a large number of people - about 400 gathered on road at village sarangipalli and engaged in 'rasta roko" . By afternoon, police initiated a "peace committee meeting". after the meeting police released the remaining two persons too from their custody.
K.C. Pur, Baripada Dt, Orissa: 01-02-2013 - The Police from the K.C.Pur Police Station at Betanati Block in Baripada District in Orissa, have recently arrested two believers while they were at a prayer meeting without any provocation, plunging the entire village into a state of tension.
It was on 18.01.2013 when a few believers belonging to 7 local families came together for a praying meeting in a village called Gudikhamari, about 15 kms from Baripada Town, under Betanati Block and Krushnachandrapur (K.C.Pur) Police Station. At about 11.30 in the morning, the police suddenly appeared at the spot and stopped the prayer meeting,. They also arrested their prayer leader Bro. Bahadur Murmu, 23, and Rama Soreng, 21, and took them both to the Police station. The police team was also accompanied by the fundamentalists belonging to the Hindu outfits of that village who falsely lodged complaints against these believers alleging that they had been engaged in conversion activities in violation of the OFRA, as per the statements by the Police.
by Nirmala Carvalho
Charged in the murder of Laxamananda Saraswati, which set of the 2008 anti-Christian pogroms, the men are innocent. Even though Maoists have always claimed responsibility, police arrested them in the middle of the night on the basis of false evidence. For Sajan George, President of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), , their trial is a travesty of justice that threatens the victims and lets the guilty go.
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - Seven Christians accused in the murder of Hindu leader Laxamananda Saraswati are still in prison. The latter's death sparked a violent anti-Christian pogrom in Orissa in 2008. Although Maoist took responsibility for the assassination, the seven men are still languishing behind bars four years after the event, victims of phoney trials, delays, absent judges and the inability to testify to their innocence. For Sajan George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), the seven Christians are victims of a travesty of justice in which they and witnesses are threatened and the guilty go free.