PM Modi 'deeply concerned' about nun gangrape, Haryana church attack, tweets PMO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep concern over the gangrape of an elderly nun in West Bengal and the vandalisation of a church in Haryana.

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PM Modi 'deeply concerned' about nun gangrape, Haryana church attack, tweets PMO

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed deep concern over the gangrape of an elderly nun in West Bengal and the vandalisation of a church in Haryana as he sought immediate reports on these incidents.

PM Modi deeply concerned about nun gangrape Haryana church attack tweets PMO

PM Narendra Modi expressed concern over the nun gangrape and church vandalisation. Reuters

"PM is deeply concerned about the incidents in Hisar, Haryana and Nadia, West Bengal," the PMO tweeted.

"PMO has asked for immediate report on facts & action taken regarding the incidents in Haryana & West Bengal," it said in another tweet.

A 71-year-old nun was allegedly gangraped by dacoits at Gangnapur in Nadia district in the early hours on Saturday after which a CID probe was ordered into the incident.

In another incident, an under-construction church in Kaimri village near Hisar, Haryana, was vandalised by a group and the cross replaced with an idol of Hanuman, triggering tension in the area in Haryana.

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