Rare idol worth Rs 9 cr recovered

A 92 kg antique idol valued at Rs. nine crore was recovered in the Capital with the arrest of six youth. According to police, the accused Rabindernath Chand (25), George Eric Parker (25), Ganpati (28), Mukesh Singh (27), Satbir Sharma (28) and Rahul (27) were apprehended near government school on DDU Marg yesterday on a tip off.

delhi Updated: May 29, 2010 23:38 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

A 92 kg antique idol valued at Rs 9 crore was recovered in the Capital with the arrest of six youth. According to police, the accused Rabindernath Chand (25), George Eric Parker (25), Ganpati (28), Mukesh Singh (27), Satbir Sharma (28) and Rahul (27) were apprehended near government school on DDU Marg yesterday on a tip off.

The accused told police that the idol had been stolen from a Jain Temple in Rajasthan.

First Published: May 29, 2010 23:35 IST