Baliguda, Feb 27: An unidentified gang robbed gold ornaments worth lakhs from Jagannath and Dakhinakali temples Baliguda area of Kandhamal district on the late night of Friday.
According to sources, the gang barged into the temples after breaking the main lock, and then took away the Lord’s ornaments, other valuables and cash at night.
The matter came to the fore the next morning. A devotee who as usual went to the temple for prayers saw the temple’s lock broken. He rushed to the village and alerted the locals as also the temple priests.
Later, a complaint was filed in this regards, basing on which the police launched a probe.