Sri Poorvaramaya temple burgled

The abode of the chief incumbent of the Sri Poorvaramaya Buddhist temple in Daluggolla, Nikaweratiya, Kurunegala, was burgled last Saturday (11), during the afternoon.

The burglars had stolen Rs. 70,000 in cash that was kept safe in a drawer of the office room and other valuables of the temple.They had also stolen the credit card of the chief monk and withdrawn Rs. 90,000 from it. At the time of the theft, the chiefmonk had gone outside to perform religious

rites and rituals at a funeral of a donor of the temple.

Investigations are continuing. 

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