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Touchstone idol recovered in Natore

  • Published at 02:09 pm July 8th, 2018
  • Last updated at 02:41 pm July 8th, 2018
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The idol weighed about 70 kg and was worth several crores of money, officials say

A touchstone idol of Hindu god Bishnu, worth crores of takas, has been recovered from Natore sadar upazila. 

Natore Deputy Commissioner Shahina Khatun confirmed the matter. 

Acting on a tip off, a team of Natore district administration raided a house at Paschim Haghuria village in Dighapatiya union on Saturday night and recovered the idol, NDC Anindya Kumar said. 

He said the idol weighed about 70 kg and was worth several crores of takas. 

The idol will be handed over to the treasury, the deputy commissioner said.