Four arrested for destroying Buddha statue


Our Correspondent


Four men have been arrested in Mardan for destroying a 1,700-year-old Buddha statue.
A video of the men, construction workers, destroying the statue with hammers went viral on social media, prompting the KP police to spring into action.
The men found the statue while digging in Takhtbhai. The contractor, Qamar Zaman, Amjad, Aleem and Suleman have been arrested and an FIR registered against them under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Antiquities Act, 2016.

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