BHADRAK, Sept. 12 -- Of late, temple looters are having a field day in the district. On Tuesday night, miscreants looted cash and gold ornaments from a temple at Gabasahi under the Bhadrak Town police station.

Reports said the miscreants broke into the Maa Tarini temple at Gabasahi and decamped with gold ornaments of the deities, other valuables and cash from the donation box. The loot came to light when devotees reached the temple early on Wednesday morning for prayers.

Getting information, the Town police reached the spot and started an investigation. But the exact amount of property stolen from the temple was yet to be ascertained.

Locals alleged that recently this was the fourth incident of temple loot in the district, but police are...