Unknown persons set fire to a church in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and wrote ‘Ram’ on the walls before fleeing.
According to the Indian channel ‘NDTV’, the police told reporters on Monday that a group of unknown people in Madhya Pradesh’s Narmadapuram area had burned down a Christian place of worship and had written the name of their Lord on the walls there.
The report said that when local residents reached inside the church, the walls were black with smoke, the furniture was burnt and ‘Ram’ was written on the wall.
The police said that the church was built around five years ago and miscreants entered the building by cutting the net on the window.
In the complaint lodged with the police, it is said that miscreants burnt religious papers along with furniture.
On Monday, an incident of religious conflict also took place in Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa, where a Hindu group tried to install an idol of Hanuman on the roof of a Muslim man’s house.
According to ‘NDTV’, the incident turned into a clash between two groups and the police had to use force to disperse the people.
Four policemen were also injured by stone pelting in this incident. The police have lodged an FIR in this incident and detained five people