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Stolen Qing Dynasty pagodas in China recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

have recovered two stolen in east China's province and arrested 13 people.

The two pagodas were originally located in Xiwuan Ruin in Hangzhou, capital of Villagers noticed the pagodas were missing since November and reported the case to the police.

The pagodas were built in and each weigh hundreds of kilogrammes, state-run agency reported last night.

Police arrested a suspect named at his home in Huzhou City on December 8.

said he hired twelve people to help him remove and transport the pagodas back to his home and he planned to sell them.

The other twelve suspects are also in custody, the report said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 10:55 IST