THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police have filed a case against the organisation called Spirit in Jesus for encroaching government land and installing Cross.
The case has been filed against the organisation head Tom Skaria as per 1957 Land protection act. A case has also been registered against a person called Porinju for blocking officials who came to clear the encroachments , using vehicles.
The Cross structures illegally installed at Pappathichola was pulled down by the Revenue department on Thursday, evoking sharp criticism from the chief minister. But most Christian religious leaders supported the move for evacuating illegal occupation of lands using religious symbols.