India: federal government to investigate priest’s death
October 28, 2011
India’s leading investigative agency--the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation)--has announced that it will investigate the 2009 death of Father James Mukalel, a 39-year-old priest found dead on a roadside in 2009.
Father Mukalel’s death took place in Karnataka, the southwestern Indian state that has been the scene of much anti-Christian violence in recent years.
- Top agency launches probe into priest’s death (UCA News)
- New report documents violence against Karnataka Christians (CWN, 2/25)