Madras High Court says it will consider if Special Bench to hear Temple idol theft cases needs to be re-constituted

A Division Bench earlier constituted by former Chief Justice Indira Banerjee to hear such cases was dissolved in 2019, during the term of former Chief Justice VK Tahilramani.
Madurai Meenakshi Temple
Madurai Meenakshi TempleImage for representative purposes only

The Madras High Court on Tuesday said that it will examine whether there is a need to reconstitute a Special Bench to hear pending cases concerning idol thefts, disappearance of temple jewels, etc. from temples in Tamil Nadu.

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