Another Church vandalised Delhi; Police call it a theft case

New Delhi, Feb 2: In yet another incident of vandalism against the Christian community in Delhi, a church was ransacked in Vasant Kunj area of the city early on Monday.

The theft took place at St. Alphonsa's church in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area. A few sacred items, including a ciborium (receptacle) locked up in a safe cabinet made of wood and glass, were taken away.

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The items were stolen from the cabinet and a few of them were also destroyed, police said.

Police was informed Monday morning, after the church guard found the church's main entry gate open.

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Police said that they questioned a few people living near the church.

In the last two months, this is the fifth incident of a church being attacked in the national capital.

Three people were arrested Jan 15 for vandalising a church in west Delhi after they were captured by a CCTV camera installed inside the premises of the church.

OneIndia News
(With agency inputs)

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