Police detained in the Moscow suburb of Sergiev Posad, the man who is suspected of stealing relics from a Church. On Friday, July 13, according to REN TV.
“He got to the room, Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra and stole a gold watch 1800, framed by diamonds. The clergy are unable to assess the damage. Currently, the man is in a temporary detention center”, — stated in the message.
according to the TV station, according to preliminary data, the man has already served time for the theft of the gospel of the XVIII century at the altar.
According to the source “Tape.ru” in law enforcement, we can talk about the incident in November 2013. Then from the chambers of the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra was stolen reliquary with a stone from Calvary, the altar, the gospel in a silver frame, the shroud of “assumption of the virgin” icon-skladen with the image mother of God.