India: Pastor Walter Masih attacked by Hindu radicals near Rajistan CM House in Jaipur.
29 Apr 2007
Jaipur: April 29, 2007. In a wave of attacks on Christian religious leaders, Missionaries, and Christian Institutions in so-called secular India governed by Congress party have spread to the homes of Pastors in daylight.
At 1.30 PM, in vicinity of House of Chief Minister of Rajistan in historic city of Jaipur, Hindu radicals in masks attacked Pastor named Walter Masih in front of his children and wife.
In footage shown on Aajtak TV channels, Pastor cried for help but no one came to rescue on fear of radical elements while wife of Pastor Walter also kept on calling help in street.
The masked elements kept on attacking Pastor Walter with sticks and kicks until he became unconscious. The attackers ransacked home property and left place of incident waiving weapons and sticks.
According to reports by PCP correspondent, Pastor Walter Masih returned home after Sunday prayers and was nursing his seven-year-old daughter Hebzebha who was suffering from severe fever when attackers intruded in home.
As facts updated on Persecution India website, two boys first came and asked Pastor "whether he can tell them more about Jesus as they are seekers of truth. As the Pastor started sharing, suddenly about 25 youngsters joined them and started beating Pastor Walter"
The attackers kept on beating Pastor with big sticks and he was bleeding all over his face in front of his daughter who was severe sick, she was watching attack and pleading and crying for help. She became unconscious watching the brutality of the attack on her father. The attack went on for about an hour in the presence of large number of onlookers No one dared to come to help and even the police and state administration ignored the onslaught on the innocent Pastor.
The high security houses of chief minister and other ministers are close to this place while Pastor Walter was rained with blows, he was praying for the attackers loudly and praising Christ Jesus.
The vernacular media started airing concocted stories about pastor and even claimed that this attack is repercussion of his activities in his school as Principal but in fact he is an independent pastor.