Stolen Shiva idol found in Chittagong after 15 months

Published: February 22, 2018 11:40:17 | Updated: February 23, 2018 11:31:14

Map showing Chittagong district

Police recovered an around 150-year-old Shiva idol, which was stolen 15 months ago, from Uttarvurshi Mallikpara in Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong on Wednesday night.

On information, a team of police brought the statue to the police station from the house of Ashish Mallik, said Himangshu Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Boalkhali Police Station.

He said the idol was stolen from the Mahajanbari Shiva Temple under Akubdondi union of the upazila on November 13, 2016, reports UNB.

Ashish found the Shiva statue in an abandoned condition 15 days ago and took it to his house, the OC said.

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