Temple priests and parishioners in the Greater Toronto area were horrified when money and even jewelry adorning their idols were stolen from donation boxes, The Mississauga Hindu Heritage Center, one of the temples in the Greater Toronto area, has been looted for the past 10 days. (Source: Hindu Heritage Center)
Church members and pastors in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are horrified that in the past 10 days, six of these places of worship have been vandalized and looted, with money stolen from donation boxes and jewelry. Idol, The shrine scene began on January 15 with a failed attempt to enter the Shri Hanuman Mandir in Brampton, GTA. It seems that the disbelievers have wandered ever since because they are not afraid.
On January 25, another temple in Brampton, Maa Chintpurni Mandir, was looted, and a series of similar incidents were reported in the following days at the Gauri Shankar Mandir and Jagannath temples in Brampton, as well as at the Hindu Heritage Centre. Mississauga Abbey and Hamilton Samege.
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Kannada: Priests and Hindus are in a constant panic as temples are looted and looted, money is stolen from donation boxes and jewels are stolen even from decorated idols.
It seems the desperate criminals have hunted forever. And on 25 January, another temple in Brampton, Maa Chintpurni Mandir, was vandalized and several similar incidents were reported at Gauri Shankar Mandir and Jagannath temples in Brampton and other Hindu sites. Mississauga Center and Summers Hamilton Orphanage.
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Priests and worshipers in Greater Toronto Area (GTA) temples were shocked to learn that six temples had been vandalized and looted in the past 10 days, with money stolen from gift boxes and small items adorning the statues.
On January 15, the accidental destruction of Sri Hanuman Temple in Brampton, Ontario sparked a series of anti-temple events. Since then, the criminals appear to have turned violent.
Another church in Brampton, the Maa Chintpurni temple, was vandalized on April 25, and a series of similar incidents also occurred at the Gauri Shankar temple and Jagannath temple in Brampton, as well as the Hindu Heritage Center and the Hamilton community in Mississauga. .. The next day.
On January 30, two men attacked the Hindu Center (HHC) donation box in Mississauga and vandalized the premises.
According to security camera footage released to the Hindustan Times, each of the robberies appeared to involve two people and occurred between 2 pm and 3 pm. The photos taken show the attackers wearing cold clothes and backpacks and spending a lot of money in the mosque. Ask for donations of boxes or other valuables, such as decorations for statues.
The Hindu Heritage Center in Mississauga said in a statement:
Security at the temple has been tightened, and volunteers working at the shrine have provided security. According to the release, the number of raids on temples has created consternation and anxiety in the community.
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