Tamil Diplomat

Attack on Hindu Temple, ‘Sivalingam’ broken and thrown away in Valaichenai, Baticaloa

The ‘Sivalingam’ which was kept in the Vasantha Mandapam of the Vahanary, Sri Sithi Vinayagar Temple, which come under the Valaichenai Police Division, has been uprooted and thrown away, by un-identified persons on Saturday Night. The front screen also has been torn and thrown away. Further other things belonging to the Temple has been damaged, said the police.

The temple priest had gone away after completing the night rituals on Saturday . When he returned the following morning for his service he had noticed this act of vandalism to the Temple administration, which in turn had informed the police regarding the incident.

No one was arrested and the police in conducting inquiries.