Idols worth Rs 1 crore stolen from UP temple
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Last Updated: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 16:30
  
Jaunpur: Two idols of Sita and Lakshman, worth over Rs one crore, were stolen from a temple in Muftiganj area here, police said on Sunday.

The theft came to light this morning when a priest opened the door leading to the sanctum sanctorum of the Ram-Janki temple here, they said.

The 'ashtadhatu' idols, made of eight metals, is worth over Rs one crore in the international market, they added.

Police has registered a case in this regard and a probe is on in the matter.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 16:30


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