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HC directs Idol wing police to probe idol theft at Srirangam

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The today directed the to conduct a probe into the allegedtheft of idols and other antiquities from the famous Sri Swamy Temple in district.

A Special division bench of Justices R Mahadevan and P D Audikesavalu gave the direction to Pon Manickavel on a petition by Rangarajan Narasimhan and ordered the to file a reportwithin six weeks.

Meanwhile, the gave an undertaking to the High Court that for now it would not arrest Additional Commissioner of in connection with alleged misappropriation of gold and funds collected for making two idols at the in Kancheepuram.

Recording the undertaking, the bench posted the anticipatory bail petition filed by Thirumagal for hearing after six weeks.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 16:40 IST