Bhatkal: Bloodstains were found on the front wall of Durga temple, Koteshwar Road in Bhatkal on Wednesday. Police have started investigations following suspicions that it is the act of miscreants.
Leader of temple renovation committee Ramakrishna Naik, informed other members of the committee. Bhatkal town police, who received information, came to the temple and conducted investigations. Later the police made arrangements to collect and send the sample of blood to a laboratory to find out if it is of animal or fish.
Police said it is not possible to say now if the incident is unintentional or committed by miscreants. A case stands registered in Bhatkal police station.