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Objectionable materials in Mangaluru temple offering box: two held

Objectionable materials in Mangaluru temple offering box: two held
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Mangaluru, Apr 1 (PTI) Two people have been arrested on

charges of dropping objectionable items into the offering box

at a temple here, police sources said on Thursday.

The sources said the two had earlierconfessed their

guiltto the Koragajja Katte (temple for spirit worship)

priest and had surrendered before shrine authorities who later

handed them over to the police.

City police commissioner N Shashi Kumar saidthe

temple authorities had summoned them during the ''Nemotsava''

festival (performance of ''Bhoota Kola''-spirit worship) where

the two allegedly admitted their guilt.

The commissioner saidanother accused, who was a

friend of the duo, had died of serious health issuesrecently.

Later, one of them also faced health issues and

fearing the wrath of the ''Daiva,'' as the temple deity-

Koragajja-is called in Tulunadu region, both decided to

surrender.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the accused

had resorted to similar acts in at least three places andthe

probe will continue, the commissioner added. PTI MVG

BN BN


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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