Indian-origin priest attacked in Australia, Sushma raises concern

Indian-origin priest attacked in Australia, Sushma raises concern

India Blooms News Service

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New Delhi, Mar 20 (IBNS): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday raised her voice against the attempt on the life of a church priest of Indian origin Father Tomy Mathew in Australia by a citizen of Italian origin.

"There was an attempt on the life of a church priest of Indian origin Father Tomy Mathew in Australia by a citizen of Italian origin," Swaraj tweeted.

She informed that Father Mathew was immediately taken to the hospital.

"The attacker had a problem with Father Mathew presiding over the church," she posted.

"Our Consulate officials met Father Mathew in the hospital. The Police have arrested the attacker and charged him with attempt to murder," she wrote.

She said the Indian Consulate is in touch with the Police authorities "and will keep us informed of the progress of the case."

 

Indian-origin priest attacked in Australia, Sushma raises concern

India Blooms News Service
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