An evangelist in the North Indian state of Madhya Pradesh was killed by Hindu priests suspected of seeking human sacrifices for a Hindu ‚Äúgoddess‚ÄĚ in the latest in a series of attacks against Christians in the country.
According to the Global Council of Indian Christians, Vipin Mandloli, 27, was shot dead near Aamkut village in the Jhabua District, Madhya Pradesh.
Mandloi, who works as a shepherd in his spare time, left his home on Oct. 14 to a nearby mountain to graze his sheep near a Hindu temple.
"There was a new temple of Kali, the 'goddess' of the Hindus, and he was in its premises," reported GCIC president Sajan K. George. ‚ÄúThree ‚ÄėPujaris,‚Äô or Hindu priests, came there and they shot and killed Vipin Mandloi with a ‚Ä¶ pistol.‚ÄĚ ...