Fiji Temple Desecrated

Date 2001/3/21 22:49:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


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SUVA, FIJI, March 20, 2001: A small Hindu community in Lautoka in western Fiji has asked for police protection after thugs broke into their temple and desecrated it. Davinesh Reddy, the caretaker of the Gangamman Kovil temple in Velovelo, Wairebatia, said that gold ornaments were stolen from the temple and the Deity statues stripped of their attire. The thieves also made off with about $300 and caused $200 worth of damage.







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