Nun`s death: Chandy writes to his J’khand CM

Oommen Chandy on Saturday said he had written to his counterpart in Jharkhand asking him to take action against those who were responsible for killing of nun Valsa John.

Last Updated: Nov 19, 2011, 15:25 PM IST

Chandy writes to his J’khand counterpart on nun`s death
Kochi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy
on Saturday said he had written to his counterpart in Jharkhand
asking him to take action against those who were responsible
for killing of nun Valsa John from this state.

"Whoever is responsible must be brought before law,"
Chandy told reporters after visiting relatives of the slain
nun at Vazhakkala in Ernakulam district this morning.

52-year-old Valsa, a member of the Sisters of Charity
Jesus and Mary congregation since the last 24 years, was
hacked to death on November 15 at Pachwara village in Pakur
district of of Jharkhand.

She was spearheading an anti-displacement movement
against a private company in Jharkhand.

Valsa`s family had said she had stated that she faced
death threats from a coal mining mafia.

PTI