Guruvayur (Ker), May 20 (PTI) The famed Sri Krishna temple here today received a call threatening to “destroy” it, following which its security has been stepped up, police said.

The temple officials received the call from an unknown person in the morning who alleged that there was corruption in the administration of the temple, police said.

After a complaint from the temple management, a case has been registered and investigation is on. Steps were on to collect call detail records (CDR), police said.

Additional police personnel were deployed in the temple premises and bomb squad intensified checks.

The Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple is one of the major pilgrimage centres in the Kerala, visited by millions of devotees every year.

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