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The Chilaw police stated that a necklace on the statue of Goddess Amma worth one million rupees as well as money from the tills in the temple worth around Rs.100,000 had been stolen from the Munneswaram Kovil. The incident had taken place in the morning of February 18. Further investigations are being conducted on the incident. (Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe)

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  • Rajan Mohanani Monday, 20 February 2012 01:03 PM

    They will start more things now due to the high COL

    Kolomba Kaka Monday, 20 February 2012 08:30 AM

    How can the goddess give us security when she herself is unable to protect herself?

    Rienzie Monday, 20 February 2012 08:43 AM

    I AM A BIT SUSPICIOUS, AS TO HOW THE COMPLAINER, GAVE AN AMMOUNT IN THE TILLS.

    Shami Monday, 20 February 2012 08:34 AM

    People r becoming desperate to survive.. by hook or by crook

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 20 February 2012 09:04 AM

    Oh my God ! Even Gods and Godesses are not spared in this country now as people are so desperate to survive.

    Dee Monday, 20 February 2012 09:09 AM

    Soon they will rob shoes off peaple walking on the street.

    Guru Monday, 20 February 2012 09:25 AM

    Ask Gota??

    j Monday, 20 February 2012 09:16 AM

    How goddess could help people if she herself become helpless.

    Leela Monday, 20 February 2012 09:33 AM

    Let the God in chrge of the temple lookafter his property.

    Sanath R Monday, 20 February 2012 09:34 AM

    We may hear of more robberies and thefts as we go on since people are feeling the pinch of ever rising COL.

    RAJU Monday, 20 February 2012 06:32 PM

    WHAT A COUNTRY. SHAME.

    vagish Monday, 20 February 2012 09:26 AM

    what was the goddess doing when the thieves took all
    the jewels

    Chin Monday, 20 February 2012 06:23 PM

    When LTTE was having power they robbed our lives 100s per day . I think you have born few months ago.

    BADA-UDA GEMMBA Monday, 20 February 2012 09:50 AM

    Is the LTTE behind this act as well???

    AMG Monday, 20 February 2012 10:00 AM

    May be an inside job!

    SHS Monday, 20 February 2012 09:58 AM

    I also had the same thoughts when reading the news...

    sajitha Monday, 20 February 2012 10:19 AM

    Government beware!!!

    When LTTE was having power they rules without allowing any robbery and stealing from the kovils and when the government fails to provide such security what will the people feel?

    xlntgson Tuesday, 21 February 2012 01:32 AM

    Metaphorically called God House but public places for the convenience of people; should find out what happened!

    SamJay Tuesday, 21 February 2012 01:48 AM

    I'm sure the goddess won't mind because they give to the needy but the greedy priest will surely mind.

    j Monday, 20 February 2012 11:01 AM

    No JVP

    willows Monday, 20 February 2012 11:10 AM

    result of high inflation and poverty? next no one would be able to walk and wear any jewelery at all,

    Prof Wickramatillake Monday, 20 February 2012 11:03 AM

    With this COL, they will rob god too...

    IS Tuesday, 21 February 2012 04:42 AM

    goddess may not have looked after her things but she will punish them, through disaster that we may think were caused by technical faults or natural. she is after all amma to everybody.


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