There has been a Theft at the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple on the outskirts of Devarakonda town in Nalgonda district`Andhra Pradesh, India.
On, Monday 11th July`2011 at around 05:00 am the thieves entered the Sai Temple after break opening the south entrance of the temple.
They decamped with Baba's Silver Crown, Silver Throne etc weighing around 40 - 50 kgs.
They also took away the Temples Donation Box & one Almirah but dumped them at a furlong after taking away all the Cash kept in them.
As the theft took place in the early hours of the morning and as the temple is on the outskirts of the village, no one heard the noise of the thieves breaking-in the Temple. The loss is estimated at around Rs.25 lakhs (2.5 million rupees).
The cops suspect this act to be the work of around 4 thieves.Some suspects have been taken into custody. Devarakonda's Deputy Superintendent of Police visited the Temple and has formed two teams to nab the thieves. Nalgonda's CCS team, dog squad and fingerprint team reached the Temple and got some finger-prints which will be examined during the investigation being conducted.
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