Church vandalized, cross replaced with Hanuman idol

The complaint said the attackers threatened to kill the priest.

 
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Christian leaders in a Haryana village filed complaints with police after they found their church under-construction vandalized on Sunday and its cross replaced with an idol of Hanuman.

Father Subhash Chand of Williwarsh church in Kaimri village lodged a complaint against 14 people and police registered case under sections rioting, promoting enmity between groups, destroying, damaging a place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class of persons, theft and criminal intimidation.

The complainant stated that the accused fragmented the cross and installed the statue of Hanuman and a flag depicting Lord Ram, livemint.com reported.

The complaint said the attackers threatened to kill the priest. He also alleged that they stole a cooler and some items from the worship place that was under construction.

Source: Live Mint

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