The Bishop of Thirunelveli was thrashed and beaten up

via Veda Prakash published on February 6, 2008

Thirunelveli February 6, 2008: The Bishop who came to the C. S. I. Church, Thirunelveli was beaten up and his car damaged.

A case has been registered against Bishop Jayapaul David, for threatening with a revolver when the fight erupted at the time elections for CSI.

For the consultative meeting in the yesterday morning, Bishops came to discuss there in the Church at Palayangottai on the eve of their starting penance. Jayapaul David also came there to participate. A group hidden came out and attacked him at that time. Punches were given on his face and jaws; his Bishop-dress was torn; the chairs and tables of the Church were broken; Thus, there was pell-mell there. The Police was engaged for security. However, the driver of the Bishop Pakhiyanathan and four other Bishops were injured in the attack.

The Police Commisioner, Manjunatha said, “The clashes have been taking place for the last few months. R. D. O enquiry is also going on. A case has also been registered against the Bishop who threatened other with a revolver. Now we have arrested four persons in connection with the attack of the Bishop and searching for others”.

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