Deity idols stolen from temple

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Thiruvadanai: Remember Amitabh Bachchan-Amjad Khan starrer Nastik! Well, if one does not, here is an incident which will relay those memories of 1980’s classic where the idol was attempted to be stolen by a youth from the local village temple. At Thiruvadanai,  six ancient bronze idols and a silver spear at Sri Rathineswarar Temple were found stolen early this morning, police said.

Among the stolen idols were those of Vinayaka, Bhairavi, Chandrasekhar and Shanmugha. It was suspected that the burglars must have entered the temple with the help of the scaffolding put up for renovation and took away the idols, police said. Police said a special team had been formed to nab the culprits.

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