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Press Release

New Delhi (07 Aug 2017) – 21st Bn of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) nabbed two sculpture smugglers namely Uttam Shah and Wakeel Miyan R/O West Champaran (Bihar)  and  seized a Antique idol of Lord  BUDDHA weighing 9.39 Kgs(Suspected Ashtadhatu or Precious Metal).

On specific information a trap was laid at around 0800 Hrs on 06/08/2017 at Jatashankar Mandir near Indo-Nepal Border. Two person on motorcycle bearing number (HR-26 AJ 4247(Make & Model TVS Star City) were intercepted by troops. During the physical search and frisking of the both person and motorcycle an antique idol was recovered.

During preliminary questioning they revealed that they were trying to smuggle the antique idol from India to Nepal.

The apprehended accused along with the antique idol were handed over to Police Station Valmikinagar (Bihar).


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