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Bangladesh police hunt for 2 statues stolen before an exhibition in Paris

Bangladesh police hunt for 2 statues stolen before an exhibition in Paris

Bangladesh on Tuesday asked Interpol to help trace two 1,500-year-old statues that were stolen from an airport warehouse en route to an exhibition in France, officials said.
The terra cotta statues of Vishnu, one of the most revered figures in the Hindu faith, were stolen late Sunday from a high-security cargo area at Zia International Airport in the capital, Dhaka, the government's cultural affairs adviser Ayub Quadri said.
The statues are insured for a total of US$65,000 (


Updated : 2021-01-24 02:43 GMT+08:00