Miscreants loot idols, ornaments from Madhavjew Temple in Cuttack


Cuttack: Unidentified miscreants looted idols and ornaments worth lakh from Madhavjew Temple at Gopinathpur under Jagatpur police limits in Cuttack district last night.

The matter came to light after the priest of the temple spotted the main gate broken this morning.

According to sources, the miscreants broke open the doors of the temple late on Tuesday night and made away with idols of Maa Durga, Radhakrushna and Maa Laxmi.

Besides idols, miscreants have also stolen away silver crown and other silver and gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from the temple.

On being informed by the temple authorities about the loot, Jagatpur police reached the spot and launched a probe.

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