The Idol Wing – CID of Tamil Nadu Police have seized 10 idols from R. A. Puram resident, Shoba Durairajan. These are about 400 years old and worth several crores of rupees.
Police said these idols had been bought from arts and antiques dealer Deenadayalan who ran a business in Alwarpet and was arrested for dealing with idols stolen from temples which were of great value and antiquity.
Police said Shoba had purchased idols between 2008 and 20015. They had seized seven antique idols from her residence in December last.
Shoba is said to be an art collector.