Thrissur: A man who reportedly entered the ‘Sopanam’ of the Sree Vadakkunatha Temple during the ‘Thrippuka’ ceremony on Friday and caused a commotion was handed over to the police by the temple officials.

The police said the man, a native of Edathirithy, was mentally unstable.

Only priests are allowed to enter ‘Sopanam’ during the ceremony.

Some of devotees alleged the man entered the sanctum sanctorum (‘Sreekovil’) of the temple.

– Staff Reporter

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