Touchstone statue of 'Shivlinga' recovered in Habiganj

Touchstone statue of ‘Shivlinga’ recovered in Habiganj


Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive recovered a touchstone statue of the Hindu Goddess ‘Shivlinga’ from Shoughar village under Sadar upazila of the district on Sunday and arrested a man in this connection.The arrested person was identified as Ali Hossain, 56, son of Nur Hossain of Bongaon village under same upazila.Acting on a tip off, a team of elite force conducted the drive in the village and recovered the 82 kilograms weight statue. The statue was stolen from the Habiganj Zamindar Bari 5 years ago, the RAB sources said.During the interrogation, Ali Hossain said an organized gang of smugglers has been involving to smuggle out archeological property from Bangladesh, the RAB added. -BSS, Habiganj


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