Veerbhadraswamy temple in Hosakote burgled by unknown miscreants property Worth around 4.6 lakhs stolen

Yogesh K Porwar.Avanth Kumar Kankaria

Sri Veerabhadraswamy temple situated in Jadigenahalli village in Hoskote taluk has been burgled and cash from the donation box looted while the security guard,Srinivas was sleeping in the security room inside the temple in the wee hours of Sunday.

The guard told the temple trust members that he finished the rounds at around 1.30 am and went to the security room and slept.

Senior officer said,The theft had occurred between 1.30 am to 6 am.The incident came to light when cleaning staff,Thimmmarayappa came to the temple and noticed that one of the window in the temple has been broken and the cctv installed in and around have been bent and turned away for other directions.

He informed the manager Pavithra S who rushed to th spot and opened the temple doors to see the donation box was ransacked coins scattered around and the currency notes have been taken away.

The burglars have also broke open the office inside the temple took away the cash Rs.54,000 along with the DVR and the monitor.

The cash in the donation box was counted in front of the tahsildar and the members of the temple on July 27  which was approximately around Rs 4 lakh,Pavithra said in her complaint .

The total burgled  property has been estimated to be around Rs 4.6 lakh.The Nandagudi police have taken up a case and are investigating he added.