Shut to Monday evening, a 30-year-venerable girl, accompanied by her husband and two younger other folk, approached police at Pamba searching for security to climb the hill. The girl was is named Anju, a resident of Cherthala in Alappuzha district. “She is at the police retain a watch on room right here now. No determination has been taken so far on whether to spend her to the temple or no longer,” PTI quoted a police capable as announcing gradual on Monday. She reportedly told high police officials that she was performing at her husband’s behest and wasn’t particularly attracted to darshan herself. Sources acknowledged that Anju’s household were summoned so that there is more readability on her intentions.
For the first time, females law enforcement officials — all above the age of 50, though — had been posted at the temple.
The day remained incident-free but a annoying standoff prevailed as there were plenty of heated exchanges between police and groups of devotees protesting in opposition to frequent frisking.