Police identify man who damaged religious statues

The Puttalam police have identified the man who has been attacking Christian religious statues in Puttalam and Palaviya in recent days.

The suspect had been identified with CCTV footage.

The suspect has damaged the statues at the St. Mary’s Church in Puttalam and Sacred Heart Church at Palaviya.

The suspect, who was once a Catholic, had converted to a denomination that doesn’t believe in the use of statues. He has also attacked two Christian statues previously and had been arrested. (RK)

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