May 20, 2020

2 Catholic statues in Puttalam vandalised (Pics)

Two glass encased Catholic statues in the areas of Puttalam and Palaviya have been vandalised by unknown attackers, police say.

The glass encased statues in front of the St. Maria's church in Puttalam and the Sacred Heart church in Palaviya have been stoned in this manner. 

Speaking to 'Sri Lanka Mirror', Puttalam police said that police sniffer dogs have been used in the area and investigations are underway.
Acting OIC of the Puttalam Police, Chief Inspector Chandrasirilal added that a special police team has been deployed to ascertain whether an individual or group are behind these incidents.
(Pics : Priyankara Kalupahana)
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