Pastor spreading rumour about Covid-19 arrested
POKHARA: A pastor spreading rumour about the cure of Coronavirus or Covid-19 in the name of religion has been arrested. Keshav Raj Acharya,29, a resident of Jumla was arrested by Kaski police from Pokhara today.
Acharya was found preaching Christians and misleading them to say that the followers of Jesus Christ will not get infected by the virus. A video about the same has gone viral over the internet.
Acharya had carried out the preaching in squatters’ settlement in Pokhara a few days ago, according to chief of District Police Office, Kaski Dan Bahadur Karki.
Meanwhile, Kaski police has urged all to remain alert of such false preaching and remain indoors.
Published Date: Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 | 09:27 AM