Attack on priest: Murder bid charge against students dropped

The assistant vicar of St Mary’s Forane Church in Poonjar was injured after a vehicle driven by some boys knocked him down.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 26, 2024 | 7:00 AMUpdatedMar 26, 2024 | 7:58 AM


The Kerala police have dropped the murder attempt charge against 27 school students registered after a priest was mowed down by a vehicle during a drag race at Poonjar in Kottayam. The charge was dropped after a peace meeting, and based on the police’s probe report. Father Joseph Attuchalil was hit by a vehicle when he tried to stop the race.

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