Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted valuables worth Rs 1 lakh from Rameswara temple at Sarkarapada under Jambu police limits in Kendrapara district late last night.
According to sources, the miscreants broke into the temple by making a hole in the roof and made away with ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 1 lakh.
The miscreants also burned down scriptures and wooden assets before fleeing the spot.
The incident came into light early this morning after the temple priest and locals opened the temple and found the ornament missing and the premises ransacked.
On being informed police reached the temple and initiated a probe.