TAMIL NADU

Temple watchman killed, jewels stolen

Staff Reporter

ERODE: An 80-year-old watchman, Magali, of a private temple was hacked to death on Monday. Gold and silver jewellery valued at Rs. 3 lakhs were stolen. According to the police, on Monday night miscreants entered Pushpagiri Sri Velayuthaswamy Temple, Mettupalayam, Vellakoil, and murdered the watchman. A small silver chariot was also missing from the temple. Vellakoil police have registered a case.

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