Karnataka: Three priests found dead inside Arkeshwara Swamy Temple

Karnataka: On Friday, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa gives an order to investigate and do inquiry into the alleged murder of three Priests. These three Priests were found dead inside the temple this morning.

Chief Minister wrote on Twitter, “It is very disturbing to know that the three priests of Arkeshwara Temple have been murdered. Immediate legal action will be taken against the perpetrators found guilty behind the incident.” He later announced the compensation of Rs 5 lakh for each.

The Bodies of the priests namely the  Ganesh, Prakash, and Anand were found in a bad conditions with severe health injuries inside Arkeshwara Swamy Temple in Guttalu today.

Mandya East police station officer says, “The deceased’s bodies were found inside the temple with their heads crushed with boulders. Prima facie, the motive behind the crime seems to be robbery as we found only a few coins left in the the money collection boxes.

“Sniffer dogs and forensic experts are at the crime scene collecting evidence to help us track the culprits.”