Reliance Settlement temple broken into, robbed

Posted On Jan 12 2020 by

first_img…3rd attempt in 2 weeksThe Reliance Settlement Mandir, located in East Canje, Berbice was broken into on Tuesday evening and several pieces of sound equipment were removed.The Reliance Settlement Sanatan MandirThe discovery was made on Wednesday when devotees showed up to conduct routine activities and cleaning. They immediately noticed that the south-facing door was ajar.Among the missing items were a music system connected to an amplifier, microphones and electrical cables. The losses were pegged at over $450,000.A report was filed and the Police are continuing their investigations.This robbery comes less than one week after the Reliance Veda Centre, which is housed in the same compound, was broken into for the second time in two weeks.Last Sunday, a cultural programme was facilitated at the Centre. Organisers left the premises late into the night and did not notice any suspicious activities. The following morning, however, it was discovered that the building was broken into and ransacked.An assessment showed that no major items were taken since all valuables were removed after the previous incident. However, persons at the Centre indicated that no action was taken to apprehend the suspects.Meanwhile, they are calling for assistance to replace the items, which are important in the conducting of services.last_img read more