Mananathawadi (Wayanad), Feb 3: Thanks to intervention by the locals, the issue of the alleged unauthorised cemeteries in Pulpally near here has been brought to the daylight.
Said to be functioning without any permission from the local panchayat, the mysterious cemeteries were found in a one-acre land in Kurichipatta near Pulpally.
Sources said bodies from different parts of the state were buried here during midnight. However, the locals who noticed the unusual passage of vehicles during midnight intervened and issue has been brought to the attention of the police and panchayat authorities.
The local station officer who is investigating the issue said the land is with a Christian pastor group and they are using the land to bury their members. However, the issue of permission and other details are being investigated. (UNI)