ஒரிஸ்ஸாவில் லட்சுமி பூஜையில் மாட்டுக்கறியை வீசிய கிறிஸ்துவர்கள் இருவர் கைது
Orissa police arrest two for throwing beef at Laxmi idol
By Dipti Ranjan Kanungo
Last updated: 11/23/2009 11:57:34
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Rourkela (Orissa) : Orissa police have arrested two person for allegedly throwing beef at an idol of Goddess Laxmi on Sunday.
The arrested persons are Fransis Ekka and Ajit Munda. However the brother of Fransis Ekka claimed to be the main culprit. The police have also seized about two kgs of beef from near the idol.
A large number of people gathered in front of Goddess Laxmi puja pandal at Bolonda village and blocked the road for four hours, demanding arrest of the culprits those have thrown beef to an idol of Goddess Laxmi .
A team of police force led by superintendent of police, Diptesh Patnaik immediately rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.
The three had allegedly slaughtered a cow at a nearby field Sunday morning before indulging in the incident.
Police force had been deployed in the village to maintain law and order and efforts to nab the main culprit.