Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Gallela’

Priests arrested for kidnap and assault of bishop Comments 0

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Two priests are among 14 people arrested for the alleged kidnapping and assault of an Indian bishop. Police said Fr Raja Reddy engineered the kidnapping and attack on Bishop Prasad Gallela last month and this was motivated by “greed for money and power”. According to police, the suspects confessed to four earlier attempts to kidnap Read more

Bishop kidnapped and assaulted Comments 0

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

A Catholic bishop in southern India was kidnapped and assaulted by attackers who demanded money. Bishop Prasad Gallela of Cuddapah in Andhra Pradesh state was blindfolded, handcuffed and abducted while he was travelling home after celebrating Mass at Karunagiri Shrine on April 25. The bishop said that unidentified kidnappers came in two vehicles and took Read more