22 Jul 2024
Wednesday 10 July 2024 - 02:00
Story Code : 424631
Source : IRNA

Iranian police arrest smugglers trying to sell 2,000-year-old statue

The Iran Project : Head of Tehran Prevention Police Colonel Ali Ghasempour said that two smugglers of a 2,000-year-old statue have been arrested.
Iranian police arrest smugglers trying to sell 2,000-year-old statue
Iranian police arrest smugglers trying to sell 2,000-year-old statue
According to The Iran Project, the police forces in police station 179 Persian Gulf in Tehran discovered the two smugglers who wanted to sell a 2,000-year-old statue, Ghasempour said on Tuesday.

The police managed to identify and arrest the smugglers in a strike operation, he said.

According to Ghasempour, the statue was discovered and taken to the police station in the initial inspection of the smugglers’ hideout.

After further investigation, it was found that a buyer of antiques intended to buy this statue for 200 billion Rials (about $344,000), the colonel added.
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