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Antique idols of Indian deities worth nearly Rs 40 crore seized in Chennai

Vintage idols of Indian deities price almost Rs 40 crore seized in Chennai | Information

Chennai: The Idol Wing of Tamil Nadu Police arrested Javed Shah, a Chennai-based Kashmiri, for possessing an vintage idol of Goddess Parvati. Shah was dwelling within the vacationer vacation spot Mamallapuram, within the outskirts of Chennai and was operating a store generally known as ‘Indian Cottage Emporium’ at a non-public resort. 
On directions from Tamil Nadu’s Director Basic of Police, Sylendra Babu, searches have been performed on Javed’s premises on twenty fourth December. Whereas cops didn’t discover the Parvati idol which they’d been on the lookout for, they seized 11 metallic idols, of which eight have been declared as antiques. This included idols of Lord Ganesha, Krishna. 
Lastly, it was on Tuesday (January 12)  that cops nabbed Javed, together with the Goddess Parvati idol. Whereas Shah can be despatched for remand, a probe is underway to hint the origins of the idols and to which temples they belonged.
Tamil Nadu Police seize vintage idols price upto Rs.40cr..Idols of deities together with Parvati discovered at premises of a kashmiri man Javed Shah, operating a store in Mamallapuram
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— Sidharth.M.P (@sdhrthmp) January 11, 2022
Based on Sreedharan, an skilled who has been related to the Archaeological Survey of India, the worth of the idols is estimated between Rs.30-40 crore or roughly 5.4 million USD.
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