UP: Ancient idols stolen from temple

Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 19:30

Faizabad: Unidentified thieves stole three ancient idols of Hindu deities, worth around Rs 1 crore in the international market, from the Devkaali temple here, police said on Saturday.

The incident came to light this morning when the priest opened the main door of Devkaali temple, they said.

The idols of Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Mahasaraswati were made of mixed metal, police said adding, a case has been registered and efforts were underway to recover the idols.

First Published: Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 19:30
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