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Hisar Church attack: Police arrests the main accused

New Delhi: Haryana Police today arrested the main accused who carried out the  vandalization of an under construction church in a village in Hisar district.Hisar SP Saurabh Singh said "The main accused Anil Godara has

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 17, 2015 19:54 IST ]
hisar church attack police arrests the main accused
hisar church attack police arrests the main accused

New Delhi: Haryana Police today arrested the main accused who carried out the  vandalization of an under construction church in a village in Hisar district.

Hisar SP Saurabh Singh said "The main accused Anil Godara has been arrested from Hisar today, the accused will be produced before a court and police would seek his remand”.

"Further investigations in the case are under progress and search is on for remaining accused," he added.Earlier Haryana Police has detained two people in connection with the attack on a church in Hisar, a few hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought a report. On Friday, an under construction church was attacked and the cross was replaced with a Hanuman idol in Kaimri village.

Father Subhash Chand of Williwarsh church lodged a complaint against 14 people, following which a case was registered by police under sections 147 (Punishment for rioting), 153A (promoting enmity between groups), 295 (destroying, damaging a place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class of persons), 380 (theft in a building), 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed "deep concern" over the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun in West Bengal's Nadia district and the vandalisation of a church in Hisar, Haryana. "The Prime Minister is deeply concerned about the incidents in Hisar, Haryana and Nadia, West Bengal," the PMO said in a tweet.

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