Miscreants attacked and defiled a church in Pillanna Garden in Bengaluru on Thursday night, leading to tension in parts of the city. According to the police, a group of unidentified men barged into the church past midnight and ransacked it.
Church authorities have lodged a police complaint with KG Halli police station and have sought protection. However, church authorities told police that they did not suspect the involvement of local residents, since they share an excellent rapport in the neighbourhood.
Police have sought for CCTV recording from nearby commercial establishments and are probing the case. Additional forces have been deployed near the area to prevent any untoward incident.