Cops seize emerald lingam 'worth Rs 500 crore' from bank locker

Thanjavur, January 01: The Tamil Nadu Police seized an emerald lingam believed to be worth Rs 500 crore from the bank locker of a resident in Thanjavur.
emerald lingam  
Based on a tip about temple idols being hoarded at a house in Arulananda Nagar Seventh Street in the city, a team led by additional superintendents of police R Rajaram and P Ashok Natarajan visited the house and questioned N S Aruna Baskar, a resident of the house.