On the night of 27 June, unidentified persons desecrated a monument to the two famous inhabitants of Vilnius Jewish origin, reported by the portal 15min.lt.
The vandals poured white liquid bust a prominent figure in Orthodox Jewry Eliyahu Ben Shlomo Zalman (the Vilna Gaon), and a monument to the doctor Camacho the Shabad, which was the prototype of Dr. Dolittle.
Both sculptures installed in the Old town. Lithuanian police conducts search of criminals.
The mayor of Vilnius, Remigijus Šimašius wrote in Facebook: “ZLomachenko, trying to weaken and insult the Jewish community of Lithuania, only demonstrate their weakness.”
According to the mayor, the chemicals did not cause damage to monuments.