CBI seeks details of Chandigarh heritage auction

CBI seeks details of Chandigarh heritage auction

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 9

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly sought details about the auction of the Chandigarh’s heritage furniture in foreign countries.

The move indicates that the probe agency, for the first time, may look into the alleged theft of the city’s heritage furniture.

Ajay Jagga, member, Heritage Protection Cell, UT, said a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) from the CBI had called him and sought the details of auctions of heritage furniture to examine the issue in detail.

“As desired, I shall be providing the details of 10 auctions held in foreign countries so far in 2021,” said Jagga.

Jagga said he had been writing to the Ministry of Home Ministry about the auctions of Chandigarh heritage items in foreign countries like the USA, the UK, France, Germany, etc., in violation of the orders of the MHA orders dated February 22, 2011. — TNS

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