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Kailash Satyarthi robbery case: Three arrested, Nobel citation recovered

By Oneindia

New Delhi, Feb 12: Delhi Police on Sunday have arrested three persons in connection with the robbery at the residence of Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi.

Kailash Satyarthi theft case: 1 arrested

Acoording to the sources, the police have recovered the stolen valuables, including the replica of Nobel Prize. Earlier on Saturday, Satyarthi also expressed his pain over the theft of his wife's ornaments, saying it was given to his wife by his mother.

It may be recalled that the burglary took place on the night of February 7 in Alakananda, south Delhi. At the time of incident, Satyarthi and his wife were attending the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Colombia. This is the second instance of theft of a Nobel memorabilia in India. The country's first Nobel winner, Rabindranath Tagore's medallion along with 47 other pieces memorabilia were stolen from Rabindra Bhawan at Santiniketan in West Bengal. The theft came to light on March 25, 2004. The investigation was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation but the case remains unsolved.

The child rights activist won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. He shared the prize with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai. Satyarthi had presented his Nobel Peace Prize medal to President Pranab Mukherjee in January, 2015. The original medal has been preserved and is now on display at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum, his office had said.

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