Amar Ujala Bureau, Agra
Published by: Mukesh Kumar
Updated Sat, 23 Apr 2022 12:07 AM IST
Thieves are targeting temples and schools in Agra. There has been theft thrice in Shri Sai Dham Durga Shani temple located at Naulakkha in the city. At the same time, a government school has been targeted thrice in 12 days.
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Thieves targeted Shri Sai Dham Durga Shani temple in Naulakha of Sadar area of Agra for the third time in three months. On Thursday night, cash, dress and crown were stolen from three donation boxes of the temple. The incident has caused outrage among the people of the area. He demanded action from the police.
Shri Sai Nath Seva Samiti secretary BK Gupta told that two priests Ganesh Sharma and Guddu Sharma live in the temple. After opening the gates at five in the morning, they close at ten in the night. When the priests came in the early hours of Friday, the donation boxes inside the temple were broken. The thieves had come to the terrace from the back wall of the temple. After this, breaking the locks of the temple living from the place next to the peepal tree, entered inside. After breaking the donation box kept near the three idols, he took out the cash. After this, Sai Baba’s dress, crown and other items were stolen.
BK Gupta says that in January and March also thieves had stolen in the same way. Even then, a complaint was made with the police. However, the details of the events could not be disclosed. Because of this thieves are committing crimes continuously. Some knowledgeable person may have a hand in this. There is a gathering of anti-social elements around the temple. It is suspected that they are doing the same thing continuously. On the other hand, Inspector Dharmendra Kumar Dahiya, in-charge of the police station, says that action is being taken in the matter.