Maharashtra: Temple Looted In Palghar; Sadhus Attacked

Three unidentified assailants allegedly attacked two priests and looted a temple at Balivali in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Friday.

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Temple Looted In Palghar
Temple Looted In Palghar

Three unidentified assailants allegedly attacked two priests and looted a temple at Balivali in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, police said on Friday. The incident took place at around 12.30 am on Thursday when three armed men barged into Jagrut Mahadev Mandir and Ashram at Balivali in Vasai taluka, an official said.

The trio attacked the temple’s head priest Sankaranand Saraswati and his assistant and decamped with valuables worth Rs 6,800, he said. An offence has been registered under section 394 (causing hurt while committing robbery) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code, the station house officer of Virar police station said.

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