Ancient idol stolen

An ancient idol of lord Vishnu worth crore of rupees in the international market was stolen from a Shiv temple at Nayamu village in the district, police said.

Muzaffarnagar: An ancient idol of lord Vishnu
worth crore of rupees in the international market was stolen
from a Shiv temple at Nayamu village in the district, police
said.

Some unidentified persons broke open the doors of the
temple on Wednesday night and took the idol with them, Deputy
Superintendent Alok Piryadarshi said, adding a police team
rushed to the spot and started investigations into the case.

Meanwhile, agitated over the incident, locals held a
protest and blocked the road.

PTI

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