Two Temple Loots within Two days in Kannur

published on September 2, 2009

Temple in Kannur Looted


PERAVOOR: The Vayanur Vaireeghathakan temple here was burgled by an unidentified gang early on Tuesday morning. A gold chain of three sovereigns and other ornaments on the idol of the temple were stolen. The theft was first noted by a woman-devotee who reached the temple on Tuesday morning.

The doors of the outerwalls of the temple were broken. The temple was renovated 12 years ago. The police filed a case on the basis of a complaint filed by the temple committee secretary.

Police officials and finger-print experts reached the temple and collected evidence.

This was the second incident of temple theft that took place in the last couple of days in the region here.

Gold ornaments at the Mannanchery Muthappan temple at Kottiyur were stolen on Sunday night.

The gold ornaments at the temple were stolen by a gang breaking open the doors of the sanctum sanctorum

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