UP: 6 arrested, stolen idols worth crores recovere



Hardoi (UP): Six persons were arrested and three stolen "ashtdhatu" (eight mix metals)idols worth crores of rupees were recovered from a hut near Jalpaura canal culvert in Kasimpur area here, police said Thursday.

On a tip off, police raided the hut last night and arrested six persons from it, they said.

Three "ashtdhatu" idols of Lord Krishna and Radha said to be worth crore of rupees were also recovered from the hut last night after the raid, they said.

A stolen licenced rifle was also recovered from the accused, they added.

PTI