The police investigation into the death of Lakshmivara Tirtha Swami of Shiroor Mutt continued on Wednesday with the police questioning some persons and collecting items related to the case.

Sources in the Police Department said here that the questioning of persons in the case and collection of relevant items in the case was going on.

A Digital Video Recorder of the CCTV cameras installed at the moola mutt at Shiroor village, which was missing, had been found, the sources said.

There is police security at both the Shiroor Mutt here and at the moola mutt in Shiroor village.

It may be recalled that the Shiroor seer passed away on July 19 at Kasturba Hospital in Manipal.

The statement issued by Kasturba Hospital in the seer’s death the same day had said that that there was “suspicion of poisoning” and that toxicological samples had been sent for test.

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