Suspects in burglary at Kailash Satyarthi's house identified: Police

Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 along with Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai.

Published: 08th February 2017 08:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th February 2017 08:54 PM   |  A+A-

Kailash Satyarthi. | IANS File Photo

By IANS

NEW DELHI: Three to four suspects involved in a burglary at child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi's house here, wherein his Nobel Prize citation and medal replica were stolen, have been identified and will be arrested soon, a police officer said on Wednesday.

Following the Monday night burglary at Satyarthi's south Delhi residence, the police have questioned local criminals, security guards and vendors but are yet to make any breakthrough. 

"From the closed-circuit television footage, we have unidentified 3-4 people involved in the crime. They will be arrested soon," Deputy Commissioner of Police Romil Baniya told IANS. 

Besides the Nobel citation and the medal replica, gifts and awards received from various international organisations and heads of states, ancestral jewellery and electronic items were also stolen.

Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 along with Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai.

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