Rs 1.5L mangalsutra stolen from Chicalim temple

 

 A mangalsutra worth 1.50 lakh has been stolen from the neck of the statue of Goddess Satteri from the Shree Navshiv Satteri Sansthan at 6:45am on Thursday at Chicalim.
 
A source at the Vasco police said, "Early morning when the bhat of the temple had gone out to get some items to perform pooja, the incident took place."
 
Hari Gawde, complainant and president of the Shree Navshiv Satteri Sansthan, said that the bhat, Shriram Laxman Mhaiskar went out to get some items used in performing pooja when the theft occurred.
 
Police said, "The security guard had gone back to his room after Mhaiskar took charge, and only one devotee was seen near the temple during the absence of the bhat."
 
When Mhaiskar returned after half-an-hour he noticed that, a mangalsutra from the neck of the statue of Goddess Satteri was missing. [TOI]