Teenagers detained for defiling religious books in MizoramMay 11th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Aizwal, May 11 (IANS) Three teenagers have been detained in Mizoram for defiling religious books, police here said Friday.
“The teenagers were handed over to police by their parents at Kolasib in northern Mizoram earlier this week after they confessed their crime,” a police spokesman told reporters.
Police said the youths, aged 14-17 years, were students at a school in Kolasib, 145 km north of the state capital.
“The youngsters sneaked out of their hostel during night and collected Bibles and hymn books from three different churches before burning them at a nearby auditorium,” the official said.
“As they were under 18 years of age they were sent to a juvenile home,” he added.
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