Mysuru, January 16:- Audit officers have stated that huge amount of money has been misused at Nanjundeshwara temple, Nanjangud.
During the audit at the temple undertaken since one week, the officials have cited a lot of irregularities at the temple. Rs 14.40 lakh has misused in Thulabhara alone. Notice has been issued to three staff – Abhilash, Subhashini, and retired clerk Srikantaswamy.
CEO of the temple Kumaraswamy issued the notice to the staff. They have been given three days to answer to the notice. Scared of legal action, Abhilash allegedly tried to commit suicide by consuming sleeping tablet but was saved in nick of time. Subsequently, he escaped from the hospital. (MR/SN).