Three Diamond-Studded Golden Crowns Stolen from Tirupati Temple

TIRUPATI, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, February 3, 2019 (India Today): Three diamond-studded golden crowns on Saturday evening went missing from the ancient Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The temple priest noticed the theft at 5.45 pm on Saturday when the temple was reopened for rituals and the devotees. The stolen ornaments, which weigh around 1.3 kg and are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, belonged to the processional Deities presiding at the ancient temple which is part of 18 sub-temples and was built in 12th century by saint Sri Ramanujacharya.

Source: Hinduism Today