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Maharashtra: Two held for stealing valuables from temple in Bhiwandi

Updated on: 02 July,2022 02:26 PM IST  |  Bhiwandi
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During the probe, the police zeroed in on the security guard of the society, who gave a tip of to the other accused to commit the theft, a police official said

Maharashtra: Two held for stealing valuables from temple in Bhiwandi

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Two persons, including a security guard, were arrested for allegedly stealing from a temple at a housing society in Bhiwandi town of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Saturday.


Some unidentified persons had broken into a Saibaba temple in the premises of a housing society in Bhadwad earlier this week and had stolen a silver crown and cash from the donation box, an official said.



An offence was registered in this regard at the time, he said.


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During the probe, the police zeroed in on the security guard of the society, who gave a tip of to the other accused to commit the theft, the official said.

The police on Friday arrested Rajnish Tiwari (19), the security guard and Nikhil Tiwari (23), a resident of Malad in Mumbai, who stole valuables worth Rs 27,000 from the temple, he said.

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