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DC issues strict orders regarding security of temples

DC issues strict orders regarding security of temples

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 20, 2016:In a review meeting in his office Deputy Commissioner A.B.Ibrahim has issued strict instructions to all temple administrations regarding security measures to be taken up in the respective temples.

 ADC Kumar said that, as per the previous orders every temple should submit photo catalogue of the jewellery in the temple. Uniform salary should be fixed and temple audit should be done and completed within 31st August.

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There are 40 temples in A Category, 25 in B Category and 435 in C Category, he said adding that  out of 40 temples in A Category 14 temples are yet to submit photo catalogue.

SP Gulabrao Borase came up with innovative ideas and suggested the temple administration to install burglar alarms rather than CCTV cameras which will prevent thefts in the temple. He also said that it is better to secure temple jewellery in bank lockers. Strong rooms should be constructed in temples in order to take precautionary measures, he said.

DC AB Ibrahim said that temple managements should recruit local security guards instead of guards from other parts of the state and also  compulsorily verify their background before recruiting for security post.

DCP Shantharaju and others were present.

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Amitha pandith, Nagpur Wed, July-20-2016, 12:26
The temple earns a lot of profit every year as the people believe that their wrong doing’s will be vanished by offering valuables to God .
Santhosh, Mangaluru Wed, July-20-2016, 12:23
The thieves are within the Temple what is the point in appointing watchman?
Nagraj Kumar, Bangalore Tue, July-19-2016, 11:57
Buglar alarm is much better compare to the CCTV cameras, as the sound of alarm awakens all.
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