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CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST A PRIVATE PERSON ON ALLEGATIONS OF HAVING STOLEN ANTIQUE SCULPTURES

April 11, 2018 08:33 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today registered a case against a private person, resident of East Patel Nagar, Delhi and unknown other persons U/s 14 r/w 25 of Antiquities & Art Treasures Act 1972 and Section 411 & 414 of IPC. It was alleged that certain antique sculptures of various deities and other articles were acquired illegally through fake registration certificates. These antiquities were allegedly stolen from unknown places of historical importance; archaeological excavation sites etc.

CBI conducted surprise check and recovered around 81 artifacts suspected to be antiquities from the premises of accused. Investigation is continuing. 

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