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A religious painting was severely damaged in a Polish town

On the 14th of October the Police Station in Krzeszowice (Poland) was notified about damage to a chapel located in the Krzeszowice commune.


A vandal used an axe to damage a historic painting depicting Elijah the Prophet of Carmel. The vandal then left the area on bike.

The police caught the 35-year-old on his bike carrying the axe that he used to destroy the religious painting. He was arrested and taken into custody.

The day after his arrest, the police took the suspect to Kraków-Krowodrza District Prosecutor’s Office, where he was charged with damaging a monument and publicly disrespecting  an object of religious worship. He accepted the charges made against him. to which he admitted.


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