2 October: Ancient Mata Barghshikha Bhavani temple at Mattan mountain ridge in Anantnag was reportedly vandalized in the area on Saturday.
"Such immoral and illegal acts will not be tolerated and the culprits will be penalised as per relevant provisions of the law. Nobody will be allowed to harm or disrupt the social and communal harmony in society," DC Anantnag Piyush Singla said.
"Considering the sensitivity of the case, a special investigation team was constituted by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Anantnag which was headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DYSP) Anantnag," the police said.
The police also informed that the investigation into the matter is underway and also urged the general public not to pay any heed to rumours.