Madurai

Eight idols missing

Idol Wing Criminal Investigation Department booked a case of theft of eight idols from Aatkondanathar temple, an ancient Lord Shiva temple in Iraniyur here, on Thursday.

A statement said that the temple in Tiruppathur taluk was renovated by the Nagarathar administration between 1941 and 1948.

During a recent audit of the temple properties, it was found that idols that of Somaskandar, Skandar, Priyavidai Amman, Ambal, Gnanasambandar, Sundaramoorthi, Nithiya Urchavaswamy and Nithiya Urchava Ambal were missing.

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