Indian peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s house in New Delhi was broken into and several items belonging to him were stolen in early hours of Tuesday.
Among the other valuables, a replica of Satyarthi’s Nobel Prize has been stolen. The original has been kept at Rashtrapati Bhawan as per the protocol. As per the cops, the thieves were unaware of the replica of the Nobel prize and mistook it for the original. However, it is still not certain whether the larcenists wanted just that.
The child rights activist, who currently is in the US, won the Nobel Peace prize in 2014 for his efforts towards the welfare and protection of rights for children, and had shared the honour with Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan.
An FIR under section 380 of the IPC has been registered and the cops are probing the case on priority.
A manhunt has been launched for the suspects. All scrap dealers and local criminals from the area have been detained. Crime and forensic teams have lifted fingerprints and other evidences from the spot, cops said.
Information source: timesofindia
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