Ahmedabad (Gujarat), September 7, 2012: Temples in North Guajrat continue to be robbed. The latest incident of robbery took place in a Jain temple in Patan taluka. Robbers broke into the tenple in the wee hours on Wednesday and stole Rs 10 lakh worth of jewellery.
Interestingly, despite several notifications of installing CCTV cameras in the district, the temple had refrained from installing any surveillance equipments as they did not have an electricity connection. Mukesh Trivedi the temple priest explained that in most Jain temples its a practice for not having a connection as a matter of principle. The robbers, according to the police complaint had broken the front door lock. Police suspect the involvement of an insider.
According to the police complaint the robbers had scooted with a gold crown, 20 Kg of silver and few gold ornaments. By afternoon the dog squad, forensic experts were called by the local police. – News Courtesy: Times of India