A complaint of theft of silver utensils from Ubeshwar Mahadev temple has been reported at Nai Police station. Along with the temple, the thieves also made away with items from shops near the temple.
The incident happened on 30-Dec but the police complaint was lodged by the temple priest only on Friday, 04-Jan. The priest and affected shop owners tried to investigate the theft on their own for 3-4 days but eventually reached out to Police after not being able to make any headway.
As per the report, the priest locked the temple door at 6 pm on 30-Dec and went home. When he came back on 31-Dec, he found the temple door lock broken and silver plate, silver bowl and silver lantern missing. The nearby shop owners also reported loss of items when they came on 31-Dec. The priest and affected shop owners carried out investigation on their own in nearby villages but could not identify any suspect. They finally reached out to Nai Police on 4-Jan.