Valuable properties of the historical Bhimsen Temple based in Dipalaya Silgadhi municipality-6, have been stolen.
District Police Office chief SP Dilip Singh Deuba said the robber(s) broke up temple’s door and took away four silver metal chhatri.
Around 80 tolas silver-made chhatri worth amounting to millions of rupees have been stolen from the temple. Govinda Shrestha, a local, said the chhatris offered by devotees to the temple were stolen.
According to the District Police Office Doti, the robber(s) broke the temple’s main gate and meeting hall with an iron rod and took away substances.
An investigation into the incident is underway, said Police Inspector Karna Bahadur Bohora.
According to preliminary investigation of the police, the robbery might have occurred on Saturday night.