Khordha: A big theft has taken place within the historic and historic temple of Sri Sri Dakheswar located in the midst of Banpur Notified Space Council (NAC) in Khordha district of Odisha.
22 idols have been stolen from the temple. These idols have been current within the temple since lots of of years.
In response to the studies, because the priest entered the temple early within the morning to worship, he noticed the locks of the primary door and the 2 doorways of the sanctum sanctorum have been damaged. He observed that out of whole 31 statues 22 have been lacking from the temple.
Among the many robbed idols have been statues of: Maa Kanaka Durga, Gopinath Dev, Kaliyugeswar Dev and Chandrasekhar Dev.
The priest instantly knowledgeable concerning the main theft to the temple committee members. The committee members then knowledgeable concerning the theft to the Banpur Police.
Banpur IIC Sanjay Patnaik instantly arrived on the spot alongside together with his crew and initiated the investigation. In the meantime, greater officers of the scientific crew arrived on the spot and investigated the incident.
Presently, Sub-Inspector Bijay Mallik, Raj Kishor Behera, ASI Basant Patnaik, Namita Nayak and different law enforcement officials are investigating the incident.
It has additionally come to note that such incident has additionally taken place earlier twice from similar temple.
Nevertheless, locals have alleged that such incidents are frequent because of the negligence of the Committee members of the temple and the Archaeological Survey of India.