Dhaka, July 9: A 70-kg touchstone idol of Hindu god Vishnu, worth crores of rupees, has been recovered in northern Bangladesh, a media report said.
The idol was recovered last night from a house at Paschim Haghuria village in Natore district, 203-km from the capital, the Dhaka Tribune reported, citing officials.
A team of Natore district administration raided the house following a tip-off, NDC Anindya Kumar said.
The idol weighed about 70-kg and was worth several crores of Bangladeshi takas, the official added.
Natore Deputy Commissioner Shahina Khatun said the idol would be handed over to the treasury.