Muniguda, Aug 2: Unidentified miscreants burgled the Bhairavi temple at Bhairavigada village under Muniguda police limits in Rayagada district and escaped with gold ornaments, in the early hours of Sunday.
According to locals, the matter came to light this morning after priest of the temple found locks being damaged. Later, the villagers filed a written complaint at Muniguda police station, following which the police along with a scientific team reached the spot and launched a probe.
Police said that they are trying to ascertain the exact amount of ornaments and other articles burgled. “We are also trying to find out the possible involvement of any veteran gang in the crime,” said a police official.