26.6 C
New Delhi
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Antique ashtdhatu idols worth crores stolen from Shirgul temple


And these Jugaad simply deserve your applause!

Hacks aka Jugaad in India, but hey, it is not just the copyright of Indians to be good at Jugaad. There are many people...

These Memes about 90s will give you a dose of laughter, provided you lived the 90s!

The years gone by always end up giving you mixed feelings. It is not about time passed but how fast the world has changed...

#SanjuTrailer is out and it gives birth to another meme trail you will love!

The internet is not at all tired of praising Ranbir Kapoor's rather Sanjay Dutt's Sanju. The trailer has crossed 16 Million views in a day...

CBSE Class X results are the gold mine of memes, here are the best of the lot!

With anything major happening in our country the netizens are treated with whole lot of memes. No matter what kind of news it is,...
Himachal Khurki
Himachal Khurki
Himachali with blood, heart & Soul. Gali Gali Himachal Ki Nas Nas Mein Basi Hain. Truly loves & care about the state of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, August 18: Antique ashtdhatu idols, valued at several crores in the international market were stolen from the ancient temple of Shirgul deity in the Nerwa area of Chopal district, last night.

According to the police, it was in the wee hours today when the priest came to perform the morning puja, he saw that the locks on the main door of the temple were broken and all the items lay scattered. He immediately informed the locals who intimated the police. The police said four ashtdhatu idols were reportedly missing.

The temple of Shirgul deity is located in Ward 5 of Nerwa in the Chopal area of Shimla district. The police have summoned forensic experts and efforts are on to get the sketches of culprits made on the basis of CCTV grab. There have been several temple thefts in Shimla district in the recent years. Despite the installation of the close circuit cameras and other security measures being taken as a protection against theft, several such incidents are still taking place.

Valuable idols have been stolen from Satka, Pabbas and Lakkarbir temples but so far there is no clue of these priceless idols of various deities.The police team, led by Dharam Singh Thakur, SHO, Chopal, is investigating the case to nab the culprits and recover the idols.

Sourced from tribuneindia.com

- Advertisement -

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Also From The Author

Politics Begin Over UDAN Plan of Modi In Shimla

Shimla April, 25: The proposed launch of UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here has triggered a political...

CBI Interrogates Virbhadra’s Son Vikramaditya Singh

The CBI on Tuesday questioned Vikramaditya Singh, son of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, in a case of alleged disproportionate assets.The CBI sources...

HC orders removal of hoardings along state highway

Shimla, July 18: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday asked the state government to remove all hoardings put up along the state highway...

Your one vote will decide next 5 years, Preity Zinta tells Himachal voters

Shimla, Oct 16: With the state going to the polls on November 9, actor Preity Zinta has become the latest Bollywood celebrity to join...

Dharampur MLA Mahender Singh Of BJP

Dharampur MLA Mahender Singh Of BJP Profile Mahender Singh is the Dharampur MLA. He is associated with Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the son of late...