Udupi, Nov 26: District Administration and police have warned devotees and tourists about fake website created by miscreants in the name of Sri Mookambika Temple at Kollur.
Police, in a release here on Tuesday, said that Temple Executive officer Arvind S Sutagundi has in a written complaint at the CEN police station here on November 23, has stated that the temple had a seva counter on its premises and also an authorised Website: www.kollurmookambika.org for the benefit of devotees looking to book ‘sevas’ and ‘Chandika Homas’ at the temple.
Inspite of this, some unidentified persons without the permission of either the temple or the Department of Religious Endowments have created a fake website www.mookambika.co.in and have been charging devotees for booking various rituals at the temple. They have caused financial loss to the temple. Based on Mr Sutagundi’s complaint, a case has been registered at CEN police station and investigation is on.
The district police said legal action would be taken against the person or organisation behind the illegal website. The police also urged the public to use only the authentic website and pay exact amount fixed by the Temple authorities for various pujas. (UNI)