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Tag: Temple Loot

Notes For Coins: Conmen Arrested For Duping Temple Authorities In Odisha

Cuttack: The Chauliaganj Police on Sunday unearthed a racket running on exchange of notes for coins and arrested four members of the gang in the Silver City. Sources said the arrests were made on the basis of a complaint registered with Chauliaganj Police on August 4, 2019 by one Saroj Kumar Mohanty from Tarikunda area […]

Robbery & Loot Bids Raise Questions On Security Of Temples In Odisha

Bargarh: Panic gripped residents of Padampur in Bargarh district following a robbery and series of loot bids at different temples in the town last night. Unidentified miscreants reportedly looted valuables worth lakhs of rupees along with cash from Laxminarayan Temple. Later, they also tried to rob the Durga Temple and Siva Temple situated in the […]

Srimandir theft: Cops nab a minor boy

Puri: When the concern over security chinks in world famous Srimandir is raging minds of denizens, police Wednesday have arrested a minor boy for his involvement in a loot incident at the Ram Mandir. The minor has been arrested from Brahmagiri and a sum of Rs16,361 and a mobile were confiscated from him. The boy […]

Miscreants Loot Ram Temple's Donation Box Adjacent To Puri Srimandir

Puri: Unidentified miscreants on Monday allegedly looted the donation box of Ram temple near Dakhina Dwara (south gate) of the Puri Srimandir. The incident has also raised concerns over the security arrangements of the 12th century shrine. As per reports, the miscreants barged into Ramchandra Mandir near the south gate of Srimandir by cutting the […]

Ornaments, cash looted from Dhabaleswar Temple in Bolangir

Bolangir: Miscreants looted ornaments and cash from a Shiva temple at Khujenpali under Sadar police limits in Bolangir district. According to sources, the miscreants first looted ornaments and cash from donation boxes kept inside Dhabaleswar Temple and then robbed valuable items from a Durga Temple located in the same premises by breaking its door. As […]

Man held for stealing silver ornaments from a temple in Rayagada

Rayagada: A person was arrested after locals caught him stealing silver ornaments including a crown of goddess Bimala inside the Jagannath temple near Rayagada municipality office. According to reports, the accused managed to loot the crown when other officials including priest were busy in performing other rituals at the temple. A frantic search operation was […]

Jewellery, cash worth lakhs of rupees looted from two temples

Bhadrak: Incidents of loot at temples continue to rise across Odisha leading to public resentment. Unidentified miscreants decamped with ornaments and valuables worth lakhs of rupees from two temples at different places in the State on Monday night. In Bhadrak, some anti-socials barged into the Chandbali NAC Durga temple after breaking open the gate of […]

Burglars decamp with ornaments from temple in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments from a temple at Sarkar pada village under Jambu Marine police limits in the district late Wednesday night. According to reports, some miscreants tore open the roof and entered the sanctum sanctorum of Rameshwar temple situated in the area yesterday night. They looted the ornaments stashed inside […]

Micreants loot ornaments from 3 temples in Balasore

Balasore: Gold and silver ornaments of as many as three temples at Soro municipality in Balasore were allegedly looted by unidentified miscreants late Friday night. The matter came to light after the authorities of the temples found all the ornaments stolen and lodged complaints at the police station this morning. According to sources, silver and […]

Miscreants target donation boxes of temples in Odisha

Dhenkanal/Puri: In two separate instances, robbers targeted the donation boxes inside temples and looted cash. The first incident was reported from Malpura Ram temple in Kamakhyanagar in Dhenakanal, where miscreants entered the temple by breaking the locks of the main gate and fled away with cash. According to sources, the miscreants also stole the hard […]

Temple looters on prowl in Balasore; ornaments from two more temples stolen

  Balasore: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted gold and silver ornaments from two Shiva temples at Sabira village under Soro police limits in Balasore district on Sunday night. As per reports, the miscreants entered the temple premises after breaking down the main door and decamped with the ornaments. The theft was detected by the priest who […]

Four temples looted; miscreants decamp with hundis, valuables

Soro: Unidentified miscreants looted hundis (donation boxes) and valuables worth lakhs of rupees from as many as four temples at Sabira village under Soro police limits in Balasore district late on Wednesday night. According to reports, miscreants made their way into the Radha Krushna, Patrasuni, Jagulei and Hanuman temple in the village and decamped with […]

Miscreants loot jewellery, cash from temple in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments worth over lakhs of rupees from a Durga temple located near Keonjhar bus stand last night, police said today. As per reports, some miscreants broke open the gate of the temple last night  They decamped with various gold ornaments and five silver crowns. Besides, the miscreants also broke […]