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Five held for attacking priest

Five persons were arrested here for allegedly attacking a priest while he was conducting a prayer service at a home in Govindpura area here, police said today. About six persons, including the priest, were injured on January 28 when some persons barged into the home and beat up the worshippers.

SP Anant Kumar Singh said Sudama Namdev, Kushal Purohit, Shavit Baghel, Arvind Sahu and Raja Yadav were arrested. The Congress had criticised the attack and demanded immediate arrest of the accused, while the district Youth Congress had threatened to call a bandh over the issue.