Cops probe how Pak note got into Sabarimala temple
A Pakistani currency of ₹ 20 denomination was found among the offerings in the 'hundi' of the famous Lord Ayyappa temple here prompting police to launch a probe.
Police said a single Pakistani note was found when the hundi was opened for counting recently.
The note was spotted while the currencies were being passed through the conveyor belt to the counting location.
Police said foreign currency used to be found in the temple hundi, but as it was a Pakistani note "we are looking into it."
Sabarimala temple, situated in Pathanamthitta district dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, attracts millions of devotees from across the country and abroad during the three-month annual pilgrimage season from November-January.