Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article

Home > News > PTI

Stolen Nobel medal still in Santiniketan: Ex-VC

June 28, 2004 16:13 IST
Last Updated: June 28, 2004 16:17 IST


Giving a new twist to the heist mystery, mark sheet scam accused former Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Dilip Sinha has reportedly informed West Bengal CID officials that the burgled Nobel medal of Rabindranath Tagore is still in Santiniketan.

His claims could not be thoroughly examined by the sleuths on Saturday because he had complained of chest pain and was taken to the state-run S S K M Hospital's cardiology department for treatment.

Also Read


Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize stolen


EX-VC of Visva-Bharati University arrested


CID's Additional Director-General R K Mohanty on Monday said that Sinha, now in police custody following his arrest in the mark sheet scandal, would be further interrogated with regard to his claim.

The CBI has been probing the heist since March with the help of the state CID and had claimed 'some breakthroughs'. It has been informed of Sinha's statement.

More reports from West Bengal
© Copyright 2006 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments

Advertisement






Copyright 2006 Rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.