Jewellery worth Rs 4 lakh stolen from temple



 In the complaint registered with the police by the temple priest Padmanabhachar, the burglars gained entry into the temple by breaking open the lock and made away with 4 kg of silver and 200 gms of gold.

The incident came to light on Saturday morning, when the priest came to offer special pooja, noticed that the door was open.

He informed the leaders of the village who later visited the temple and found out that the jewelleries were stolen. They immediately informed police.

Police and dog squad visited the spot.

A team has been formed under the guidance of DySP K Kadachi to nab the culprit.

Stolen goods displayed

Goods worth Rs 2.2 lakh, which were stolen in the last three months in the limits of Robertsonpet and Andersonpet police station limits, were displayed for the public, here on Saturday.

The goods were displayed in the office of the Circle Inspector at Robertsonpet, included gold and silver ornaments, lorry, tempo, fake notes, gas cylinders, sandalwood pieces and domestic goods.

The owners of the stolen goods are requested to contact the circle inspector and collect their respective items, the  police said.

Circle Inspector Ramesh, Sub Inspectors Somashekhar, Thimmaiah, Venkatesh and other staff members were present on the occasion.

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