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Industry scale loot means auction houses are sending their top executives to pick and choose art pieces while some are sharing the pictures on social media.
The thieves beat up one of the temple’s night watchmen, Chellamuthu (60), who tried to stop them.
The petitioner, a Vedic scholar in Tiruchy, can at best, visit the temple like any other devotee and doesn’t enjoy anymore privileges than that, the court observed.
The centuries-old idols were of Lord Perumal, Lord Panchamurthi, Goddess Sridevi and Goddess Boodevi.
Suspecting that the thieves might have hidden the idols in nearby wells, the police along with fire service personnel have been checking the wells in the area.
Emaneswaram police have filed a case on this based on the complaint filed by the VAO.
Some miscreants had decamped with the idols of Radha, Krishna, Laxmi and Anthua Gopal on the night of August 8.
The state government filed a miscellaneous petition seeking the court's permission to provide the details of the cases to the Prime Minister's Office as requested by it.
Six cases were booked against the accused who stole panchaloha idols from temples
A special bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday directed the State government to produce the communications and records which resulted in the government transferring idol theft cases to CBI.
TheTamil Nadu Temple Executive Officers’ Federation on Tuesday moved the HC to implead itself as a party-respondent in the idol theft cases pending.
Idol theft case: Police give undertaking to Madras HC not to arrest TVS Motor Chairman Venu Srinivasan
Srinivasan had moved the court yesterday seeking anticipatory bail in connection with an idol theft case.
Division bench grants bail to arrested HR&CE official, observes government’s order cannot stand even for a minute.
The Hindu Munnani urge Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to take action and prevent the idol theft cases from being handed over to CBI.
The state government on Thursday passed an order to transfer investigation into all antique temple idol theft cases in the State to the Central Bureau of Investigation.