Congress moves adjournment motion in LS over Raipur church attack

  • ANI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2016 13:53 IST
Seven people were arrested on Monday in connection with the attack on a church in Raipur (ANI Photo)

The Congress on Tuesday gave an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha after a church in Chhattisgarh was vandalised and its parishioners were thrashed and assaulted causing a furore.

Congress leader KC Venugopal gave the adjournment motion.

Meanwhile, the Centre has sought a report from Chhattisgarh government on the vandalism of the church and Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju asserted that police have already taken necessary action and the guilty will not be spared.

Seven people have been arrested in connection with the attack on the Raipur church, which some people attacked and vandalised during the Sunday prayer.

As per reports, a group of youth stormed the church and attacked worshippers alleging religious conversion.

Five people, including two women, sustained minor injuries.

The Chhattisgarh Christian Association has demanded stern action against the vandals.

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