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At Curchorem church cemetery, accused replays his vandalism

17th July 2017, 10:05 Hrs

A day after his arrest, Francisco Pereira, the accused in desecration of religious structures in South Goa was on Sunday taken to the Guardian Angel Church cemetery at Curchorem to demonstrate how he caused the destruction.

Involvement of others in desecrations being probed\r\rthe goan I network\rQUEPEM\r\rPolice restarted their interrogation on Sunday morning and recorded the statement of the accused. Probability of involvement of others in desecration of religious structures is also being looked into, disclosed police officials.\rIn the afternoon, the police under SP Arvind Gawas, DySP Raju Raut Dessai, Curchorem PI Shivram, Sanguem PI Sagar Ekoskar and other police officials visited the crime site along with the accused.\rThe accused Pereira was asked to demonstrate how he conducted the vandalisation acts inside the cemetery at Curchorem. He explained how he damaged the cemetery focus light, then climbed the compound wall of the cemetery and cut the CCTV camera wires.\rThe accused is also learnt to have explained how he damaged the main front cross of the cemetery and later how he vandalised the crosses, gravestones and niches.\rIt was also revealed that on the night he committed the crime at the cemetery, the accused saw the police approaching the cemetery and he jumped over the compound wall and fled from the site.
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