Antique idol stolen from temple in UP

An antique idol of Lord Parshuram, worth crores of rupees in international market, was stolen from a temple in Salempur police station area, police said today.

Updated: Oct 20, 2012, 19:37 PM IST

Deoria (UP): An antique idol of Lord Parshuram, worth crores of rupees in international market, was stolen from a temple in Salempur police station area, police said today.
The idol was found missing this morning from a historical temple in Sohnag area and the investigation started with the help of finger print experts and dog squad, SP Deoria L Ravi Kumar said.

The priest of the temple and some others were being questioned in this connection, he said.

PTI