Two detains in attack on Christian community
Maharashtra

Two detains in attack on Christian community

Kolhapur, Dec 28 : Taking serious note of attacks on Christian community people, the district police administration has made an inquiry of Hindu Rashtra district president Ravikumar Kokitkar for his suspected role in attack incident, while two suspected person from Belgaum district in nearby Karnataka state have been detained in the matter.

According to Police source, around 15 unidentified persons had attacked a group of peoples from Christians community, with hockey sticks and other weapon, who were gathered in Kowad village of Chandgad tehsil of this district, for attending a congregational prayer on 'Sunday Mass' on last Sunday, in which nearly twelve peoples were injured.

A delegation of Christian community people led by D D Dhanvadi, Sunil Maidar and others, had also met district superintendent of police Dr Abhinav Deshmukh on Wednesday and demanded justice for community peoples.

After detailed enquiry, Mr Kokitkar was released after his guarantee for cooperation in the investigation, police said.

The district police are taking help of Belgaum police in Karnataka state, camped in Belgaum on suspension possibility of attackers belong to Belgaum district. (UNI)