An old church was demolished by a group of a persons of the same community at Maravankudiyiruppu in the early hours on Friday.

According to police sources, there was a church constructed some 70 years back at Maravankudiyiruppu near Nagercoil.

One section suggested for the construction of a new church after demolishing the old one but it was objected by another group.

Based on a complaint lodged by both groups a case has been registered in Kottar police station and the police are further investigating.

More In: TAMIL NADU | NATIONAL