In wee hour of 24th December, 2021 a 150 years old Christian Shrine was attacked in Susai Palya village, which houses a statue of St Antony, was allegedly pelted with stones. The ‘vandalised’ shrine stands next to a three-foot chapel on a boulder. The Christian shrine is located near a Hindu temple. An FIR has been filed and investigations are underway. No arrests have been made so far,” G.K. Mithun Kumar, Superintendent of Police, Chikkaballapur told The Print. The local police have registered cases under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 153-A (promoting enmity), 295 (defiling place of worship), 427 (mischief causing damage), among others. The Chikkaballapur police have filed an FIR against ‘unknown’ persons based on the complaint of a resident. As per the police there is no communal anger or flare-ups since both communities agree that it was the handiwork of some miscreants.
|Source of information||News Report||Place of incident||Village|
|Number of victims||0||Identity of victim||Christians|
|Location of incident||Village||Was cross FIR filed||0|
Details of the FIR
cases under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 153-A (promoting enmity), 295 (defiling place of worship), 427 (mischief causing damage), among others.
|Investigating agency||Police||Victim's lawyer|
|Role of police||Need confirmation||Current status||Under investigation|
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|judgement Reference||other information|
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|Date of incident:||December 23, 2021|
|Nature of Violence|
|Name of the victim :||Not specific individual(s)|
|Name of Perpetrator||Not Available|
|Party In Power / Incidents||BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party|