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37 bhories of gold ornaments stolen from temple

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 15 January, 2023 12:00 AM
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37 bhories of gold  ornaments stolen from temple

CHATTOGRAM: Some 37 bhories of gold ornaments and Tk 20,000 in cash were stolen from a 700-year-old temple in Patiya upazila in the district in the early hours of Saturday.

Burglars broke into the temple at around 3:00am and stole the gold ornaments and cash from the donation box of the ancient temple located at village Dhalghat under the upazila.

Inspector (Investigation) of Patiya Police Station Md Rashedul Islam said a case has been filed accusing six to seven unidentified miscreants. “We have collected the CCTV footage of the temple,” he said.

Drives were going on to arrest the culprits. Chattogram Puja Udjapan Parishad South district unit condemned the incident and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits.