10 idols stolen from temple in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 17:31

Pratapgarh: At least 10 idols of Lord Ram,
Sita and Laxman were stolen from a temple in Kala Kankar area,
about 70 kilometres from here last night, police said today.

One "ashtdhatu" (alloy of eight metals) and nine brass
idols, said to be some 250-year-old worth lakhs of rupees were
missing from "Thakurdwara temple" near the ancestral house of
Congress MP, Rajkumari Ratna Singh of Kala Kankar estate last
night, police said.

A case has been lodged in this regard and efforts were on
to recover the idols, police added.

Bureau Report



First Published: Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 17:31

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