The Bhandup police on Monday arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly vandalising a statue of Mother Mary and Infant Jesus in Bhandup in the early hours of Monday morning.
The police said that the accused, identified as Paulraj Yauvan Nadar (21) was heavily drunk at the time of the incident, and his brother, who allegedly also participated in the vandalism, is wanted in the case.
The accused was picked from his home near Anthony Church where the incident took place. The police are still on the lookout for brother Dinkaran. The police said that the incident took place Monday after the brothers had a verbal spat with the head priest at the church.
“After they got intoxicated, the brothers created a ruckus outside the church and called for the priest,” said P R Chavan, senior police inspector, Bhandup police.