The victims rushed to Sunabeda police station and lodged a complaint in this connection.
The Kondaveedu Fort, a well-fortified city, was the capital during the reign of Reddy Kings and later used by the French and the British as a garrison.
Police sources confirmed that the temple authorities got the stolen money.
The temple where the presiding deity is Lord Shiva, was buried for more than a millennium under a soil mound in the village.
The outfit's head Chandrashekhar Tiwari met the state's home minister Narottam Mishra in Bhopal on Thursday and submitted a memorandum, demanding detailed survey of the Jama Masjid.
Outside the Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple and the newly constructed Shiva temple on the hillock, there are lawns of carpet grass with flowering plants have been laid.
The terrain, which is a part of the abode of elephants, spotted deer and bison, is lined with biscuit wrappers, paper cups, food containers, and food wrappers.