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Meghalaya: Police register case after churches in Daram North Garo Hills vandalised

The Meghalaya police have registered a case after one of the oldest churches in Daram North Garo Hills was vandalized.

The miscreants also desecrated the statues of Jesus, Mother Mary, and St Joseph as well as the statue of a baby Jesus.

Police sources of North Garo Hills said the incident happened around August 24 however, they gave us a complaint on 26th August and the case has been registered.

According to the FIR filed on August 26th in Resubelpara police station, North Garo Hills, the investigation is currently being undertaken.

The SP said investigation into the matter is on, however, so far there is no clue and no arrest has been made.

A case has been registered, police clarified.

The attackers also tried to damage the holy crucifix placed on the upper portion of the Church wall above the altar where the holy Eucharistic is celebrated but ended up destroying the leg of the idol.

The church in Daram is one of the oldest catholic communities of North Garo Hills.

The desecration of the Church raised an alarm in local circles though with an earlier incident being perpetrated by a mentally challenged person, the situation was kept in control.

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