Kottayam : On the basis of Piravam church issue, Intelligence report warns about the possibilities of attacks on Orthodox Church centers. Following this report, Devalokam Catholic archdiocese and Orthodox churches are provided police protection.
The police have camped at Devalokam with tear gas, firing pellet and other defense measures. On the grounds of Piravam church issues Jacobite believers marched from Manarkad Martha Mariam church to Devalokam Catholic archdiocese, though the march was dropped half way, the tension in the area still remains.
Puthuppally St. George Orthodox Church is also under police protection. Police head quarters has prepared the list of churches upon which there is possibility of attack.