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Idols worth Rs 1 crore stolen from UP temple

Last Updated: Sunday, February 5, 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.


First Published: Sunday, February 5, 2012 - 16:30

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