Tag archive for ‘Idol Smuggling’
Idol. Idol Smuggler, Hindu Idol
By Editor On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Cops arrest Hindu idol smuggler kingpin Deenadayalan after 2-wk grilling – The New Indian Express

CHENNAI: The Idol Wing of police have arrested the kingpin Deenadayalan (84) on Tuesday in connection with the smuggling of  285 idols from unprotected temples across the State. Deenadayalan, the prime suspect More...

By Editor On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Idols in unprotected temples in T.N. easy pickings for smugglers – The Hindu

38,500 sites listed with HR & CE, but only 26,000 idols come under ASI In a State where the temples are seldom managed based on their heritage or historic value, the idols of several temples in far flung districts More...