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Christian in Bangladesh Goes to Prison for Evangelism

Discussion in 'Persecution Watch - Islam in Action' started by skywalker, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. skywalker

    skywalker Member

    A Christian has been sentenced to one year in prison for “creating chaos” by selling and distributing Christian books and other literature near a major Muslim gathering north of this capital city.

    A magistrate court in Gazipur district handed down the sentence to Biplob Marandi, a 25-year-old tribal Christian, on Feb. 28 after he was arrested near the massive Bishwa Ijtema (World Muslim Congregation) on the banks of the Turag River near Tongi town on Jan. 21.

    A copy of the verdict says that he was sentenced according to Section 296 of Bangladeshi law 1860 for “creating chaos at a religious gathering.”

    Christian in Bangladesh Goes to Prison for Evangelism
  2. Hannah

    Hannah Well-Known Member

    Praise the Lord for all the people that were reached by this mans evangelism, may it find fruit. Amen

    :pray: for his safety while in jail. Amen

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