The Singhadwar Police has interrogated 4 Jagannath Temple Law enforcement (JTP) staff in link with the desecration of the holy kitchen area of Jagannath temple in Puri on Saturday. The 4 JTP have been issued a display-bring about detect to immediately reply below what situations the severe breach of security transpired at the shrine.
1 of the JTP was in charge of protection for Bata Agana and Nata Mandapa. On the other hand, the three other cops who experienced reportedly spotted and then released a person suspect concerned in the vandalism at about 2 am late on Saturday night time are being questioned around the incident. All the four were being on obligation from 10 pm on Saturday night till the early morning of Sunday.
The law enforcement have also reportedly questioned a number of servitors who were being on responsibility till the Sandhya Dhupa rituals at the temple on the working day of the incident.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday directed Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra and DGP SK Bansal to choose inventory of the investigation into the desecration of the holy kitchen of Jagannath temple in Puri.
More than 40 ‘chulhas’ or ovens had been found vandalised at the holy kitchen also referred to as (Rosha Ghara) on Saturday evening, main to a hold off in the rituals of the trinity — Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath, and a scarcity of holy food stuff the ‘Mahaprasad’ for devotees.
Chief Secretary and the DGP the two visited the 12th-century shrine afterwards on Monday evening beneath the course of CM Naveen to inspect the situation.
The Main Secretary reported that just one man or woman was viewed on the CCTV footage of the vandalism. Stating that he will be nabbed quickly, Mohapatra stated appropriate techniques will be taken to ensure that this sort of an incident does not come about once more.
He, even so, ruled out that the incident was a final result of variances involving ‘Suara Mahasuara Nijog’ and the ‘Suara Nijog’ — the two groups of servitors engaged in the holy kitchen area.
DGP Bansal said that a scenario has been lodged and those powering the incident would be arrested quickly. Investigation is underway to verify the motive of the vandalism, he claimed.
The variety of security personnel at the temple will be greater and higher-resolution cameras will be set up at the sensitive points in the shrine, he extra.
Police reported that a five-member group has been formed to examine the subject.
The incident led to a furore across the State and brought on disappointment to crores of Jagannath devotees across the planet. The unfolding of the serious controversy will come at a time when Odisha federal government is currently caught underneath backlash from the Opposition functions above digging will work around the temple as element of the heritage corridor challenge building.
As for every the temple’s History of Legal rights, there are about 240 registered ovens in the kitchen area of the temple, which includes 40 ‘chulhas’ utilised by the administration for getting ready the ‘Mahaprasad’.
Vandalism at the holy kitchen is a initially of its type incident in the 12th-century shrine, reported researcher Prafulla Ratha.
(With Company Inputs)