At approximately 10:30 a.m., while the Sunday worship service was on-going, around 15 villagers forcibly entered the place of worship, disrupted the service, and questioned the pastor about his religious worship activities. They also levelled several false accusations against him, claiming that he was unethically converting the villagers. They demanded those gathered leave the premises immediately. Later, at around 12 p.m., 05 police officers from the Homagama Police Station arrived at the place of worship and questioned the pastor about his religious worship activities. They informed him that the people in the area objected to his religious worship activities and told them to be present at the Homagama Police Station the following day. 02 policemen remained at the premises to provide protection until the worship service ended.