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Theft in a Jain temple

Last Updated: Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 20:21

Udaipur: A statue of Lord Parshwanath was
stolen from a Jain temple in Goverdhan Vilas area near here,
police said on Saturday.

Thieves stole the statue weighing about five kgs and took
away cash of Rs 40,000 from the temple in Sector 14 here.

The priest (pujari), Ramesh came to know about the theft
when he reached the temple at about 5:30 AM today.

He informed the members of the committee managing the
temple and the police immediately, they said.

"The thieves, besides stealing the statue, also took away
two donation boxes, which contained approximately 40000 rupees," Ramesh said.

This is the fifth incident of theft in Jain temples of
the town in the last one month, the priest claimed.


First Published: Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 20:21

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