Idols worth crores stolen from UP temple

Three idols worth crores of rupees were stolen from a temple in Gaura village under Khuthan police station area here, police said on Monday.

Former police constable held for stealing idol

A former police constable has been arrested with a stolen `ashtadhatu` (eight-metal) idol of Buddha worth about Rs 35 lakh from Amethi district, police said here.

6 precious statues seized, 2 smugglers nabbed

Two persons were arrested in the district for allegedly trying to smuggle out six precious mixed metal idols to Nepal.

Three Ashtadhatu idols stolen in UP

Three ashtadhatu (mixed metal) idols of Ram, Laxman and Sita worth crores of rupees were stolen from Thakurbari temple in Rampur village here, police said on Wednesday.