Karkala Dec 11: Two Christian women were briefly taken into custody on Tuesday by Karkala police for allegedly trying to convert poor Hindu families to Christianity at Kumbalpady of Nitte village near here.
Bajrang Dal activists alleged that the duo visited poor Hindu houses in the village and told the family members that Christianity would remove their poverty and they would get multiple benefits if they were ready to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. The duo belonged to a missionary which has its head office at Yalahanka, the said.
When the police released the women after questioning a group of activists belonging to Bajrang Dal gathered in front of the police station. However, police managed to disperse the mob.
Meanwhile, local unit leaders of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal have threated to hold a massive protest if police failed to take action against those who indulge in conversion and anti-Hindu activities.
They also have threatened to law into their hands if the found continuation of conversion bid by missionaries.