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Three arrested for vandalising Delhi church


New Delhi: Three people were Thursday arrested for vandalising a church in the capital, police said.

Narender Singh alias Raja, 33, Ravinder Pal Singh Gill, 25 and Harpreet Singh Dhanjal alias Kaka, 28 were arrested from Nihal Vihar area of Delhi, police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Pushpendra Kumar said all three were under the influence of alcohol and committed the crime over a bet on who could smash the windowpane at the Our Lady of Graces church in Vikaspuri area.

“Gill, who is unemployed, broke the glass and also a portion of the church. He came on a scooter while Dhanjal came on a motorcycle to witness the act,” the police official said.

Police said all the accused were residents of a nearby area. They were arrested after being identified through the footage of the CCTV camera installed at the church gate.

Narender Singh worked as an aluminium fabricator while Dhanjal was an air conditioner mechanic.

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