April 13, 2016
Mysuru: A Catholic priest was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday in a parish of Mysore diocese.
The diocesan officials have rushed to PG Palaya, some 35 km from Mysore, where Fr Raja Kannu’s body was reportedly found hanging from a fan in the church premises.
The parish in in Charmrajnagar district of Karnataka state.The circumstances leading to his death are still unknown. The police are investigating the matter.A local Kannada TV channel has reported that as death occurred early morning on April 13.
Sixteen people —— 14 women and two men —— were killed in a stampede on Tuesday during a religious ceremony attended by tens of thousands of devotees near the famous ‘Har Ki Pauri’ ghat on the banks of the Ganges river. Global Council of Indian Christians(GCIC) condoles death of devotees in the stampede.May God give peace for the bereaved