Mangalore, Aug 2, 2014: According to news reports, a gang of thieves broke into a daivasthana in Permude and Kudubipadav and decamped with gold ornaments and face masks of demigods. Yadav Kotian had constructed Annappa Panjurli and Parivara daivasthana adjacent to his house.
The bandits decamped with gold, gold laced face masks of demigod, and Panchaloha (five metals) idols. Kotian had offered pooja to the demigod on July 31 evening.
The doors of the daivasthana were inexplicably open when he came the next morning. CCTV which was installed outside the daivasthana has captured a few pictures it is said. City Police Commissioner Hitendra visited the spot. A case has been registered and investigation is underway.