Karnataka Government orders CoD probe into church attack

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Bangalore, Sep 11 (ANI): The Karnataka Government on Friday, announced that it will hand over the investigation of an attack on a church to the state's Cops of Detective (CoD).

Addressing the State Assembly Chief Minister, B.S.Yeddyurappa said: "We will refer the probe to the Corps of Detectives (CoD),"

A detailed statement on the issue would be placed before the house as the earliest, he added.

Unidentified miscreants vandalised the St Francis De Sales Church in Hebbagodi. Two statues of Jesus and Mary placed in a grotto were desecrated, windowpanes were damaged on Thursday.

The opposition Congress Party has demanded a CoD probe into the attack.

Meanwhile, Bangalore Police Commissioner Shankar Bidari has issued for shoot at sight orders against those found to be trespassing in churches, mosques and temples or found to be committing theft or indulging in any mischief. (ANI)

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