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Stolen 20 years ago, 10th Shiva statue back in India from UK

DNA Thursday, 30 July 2020 ()
The stone statue was stolen more than 20 years ago, in 1998 but was returned to Indian high commission in London in 2005 after it emerged that it was smuggled out of India. The statue is four feet tall and depicts Lord Shiva in Chatura Nataraja pose.
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