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Two Catholic crosses desecrated in Goa, Parrikar assures action

The desecration took place in the St. Jose de Areal and Gudi Paroda villages.

india Updated: Jul 02, 2017 16:19 IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar(HT File Photo)

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that strong action will be taken against those responsible for the desecration of two places of Catholic worship in south Goa’s Salcete sub district.

Parrikar told reporters that police had been directed to intensify patrolling in the area.

“We do not tolerate such mischief,” Parrikar said, when asked to comment on the Sunday morning desceration of the Holy Crosses in St. Jose de Areal and Gudi Paroda villages, located nearly 45 km from Panaji.