Miscreants flee with idol, kill two temple priests
Samastipur: Two priests were shot dead by miscreants at Bansritola Ramjanki temple in Bihar`s Samastipur town before they fled with the valuable ashtadhatu idol, police said on Saturday.
The incident took place on Friday night when the priests tried to resist the miscreants` bid to loot the temple, Superintendent of Police Barun Kumar Sinha said.
While one priest died on the spot the other succumbed to his injuries at a government hospital later, he said.
The miscreants have been identified and search is on for them, the SP said.