Basara Gyana Saraswati temple trust committee, deputy commissioner Srinivas, began investigation in to the mysterious missing idol of the deity, which was later found in the cupboard of the head priest. Two priests of the temple, including head priest Sanjeev Varma, have been notified in this issue. They had taken the idol to Nalgonda, to conduct Aksharabhyasam to their wards there. They managed to evade arrest, with the influence of some higher ups. However, the idol was found in their cupboard in the temple. Probe has now begun in to the whole episode.