Three 'astadhatu' idol worth crores seized; 4 held

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Pratapgarh, Apr 14 (UNI) Police here today arrested four men and seized three 'astadhatu' idols from them estimated at Rs two crore in the international market.

The criminals were nabbed in Hathigaon area and ancient idols of lord Buddha and Mahavir, which weighed about 15 kg, were recovered from them, police superintendent R K Srivastava said.

The quartet had been sent to jail.

A reward of Rs 2,500 each had been announced for the police team.


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