Update On Aug 6, 3:45 pm ist
In Bangladesh, the police have recovered a black stone statue of Lord Vishnu. A teacher named Abu Yusuf, who kept it hidden, has been arrested.
Dhaka: Police in Bangladesh recovered a black stone idol of Lord Vishnu believed to be more than 1,000 years old from a teacher. According to the news paper ‘Daily Star’, the police recovered the idol from Boro Goali village in Cumilla district.
Hiding thing for one and a half months The height of the Black Stone Sculpture is about 23 inches and the width is 9.5 inches. Its weight is about 12 kg. Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi police station said, “A teacher named Abu Yusuf had found the idol one and a half months ago but he did not inform us. On a tip-off, we recovered it from his house on Monday night.
This idol is very precious However, Yusuf said, 'I saw this idol about 20-22 days ago while digging mud from a pond. We could not inform the police as we were busy with work.' It is probably more than 1,000 years old. It should be immediately handed over to the Mainamati Museum for proper preservation.