The priest of the temple was murdered by slitting his throat in the Adampur police station area of Hasanpur circle of Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh. When the incident came to light at 4 pm on Thursday, there was outrage among the people. People in large numbers are gathering and demanding action.
The temple was built by the priest
CO Satish Chand Pandey has reached the spot along with the police force at all the stations of the circle. 45-year-old Shishram alias Sitaram, the resident of village Marora, had built the temple a few years ago on his private land, about 200 meters away from the village. In which the idols of Kali Mata, Hanuman Ji, and Guru Gorakhnath are installed.
The dead body was lying on the cot for the whole day
The priests were sleeping in the hut next to the temple. Sometime in the night, the miscreants killed the priest by slitting his throat. The dead body was lying on the cot for the whole day. On Thursday evening at four o'clock in the evening, his wife Naniya Devi reached him with tea, then the incident came to know after seeing the dead body lying.
Bhagwat Katha happened in the temple 15 days ago
It is being told that 15 days ago, Shrimad Bhagwat Katha took place in the above temple. In which some alcoholics of the village had assaulted the Maharaj. Maharaj had also been accused of looting. CO Satish Chand Pandey says that an investigation is being done on all points. Superintendent of Police Aditya Langeh has also reached the spot.
His wife also lived in the temple with
Nanhiya Devi, the wife of the deceased priest Shishram alias Sitaram, also lived at the temple with the priest. She had gone home on Wednesday evening due to a fever. Priests used to prepare food at the temple itself. The wife went to the temple at four o'clock with the medicine.