A resident of the Astrakhan region was detained on suspicion of stealing old icons

Federal News Agency
Federal News Agency

Law enforcement officers detained a 39-year-old resident of the Astrakhan region, suspected of stealing old icons, the press service of the regional head office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia reported.

A 57-year-old woman contacted the police. She stated that four icons worth 500,000 rubles were missing from her late father’s house in the village of Uvara.

It turned out that after the death of a relative, the citizen put up an advertisement for the sale of the house on a popular site. The attacker saw rare icons in the photographs, arrived in the village, entered the dwelling and stole them.

The suspect was detained. On this fact, a criminal case was opened, the involvement of the man in similar crimes is being checked.

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