Delhi: Vasant Kunj church vandalised by miscreants

North Gazette News/New Delhi
In fifth such attack in last few months, another church in Vasant Kunj area of national capital, Delhi was allegedly vandalised by unidentified miscreants on Monday night.

As per reports, some unidentified miscreants scaled the wall of Vasant Kunj church, St Alphonsa and vandalised its premises in the wee hours on Monday. “The unidentified miscreants scaled the Vasant Kunj church’s wall at around 3 am on Monday and broke the main gate of the St Alphonsa church,” the Church members said.

St Alphonsa church members said that the miscreants ransacked sacristy cupboards, tabernacle and ciborium after entering the church premises.

Meanwhile, Delhi police have registered a case in this regard and said that initial investigations points out towards theft or robbery angle in the case.

“From initial investigations, it seems to be a case of robbery or theft but we are investigating the case from all possible angles,” a Delhi police official said, adding that a case in this regard would soon be registered at Vasant Kunj police station.

It is pertinent to mention here that the attack on Vasant kunj church is the fifth such incident in the series of attacks on churches in Delhi in the last 2-3 months.

Earlier, churches in Vikaspuri, Rohini, Ranhola and Dilshad Garden area had become target of miscreants and Christian missionaries are terming these attacks as orchestrated to create tensions.