New Delhi: Three people were arrested by the Delhi Police from Karol Bagh area in Delhi on Sunday evening for allegedly trying to sell the holy book of the Sikhs Guru Granth Sahib for Rs 20 crore. The book considered to be 300 years old and written by the Guru himself was stolen from Patna Sahib Gurudwara.

The Delhi Police has sent its team to Patna for investigation.

The accused have been identified as Pravin Babbar from Delhi, Santosh Kumar Singh from Uttar Pradesh and Kalyaneshwar Gautam from Bihar.

After receiving information about the deal, Police raided a hotel in Gurgaon where the accused were staying. However, they managed to flee before the police could reach the spot.  Later they were arrested from the Palace hotel in Karol Bagh, which is owned by Pravin Babbar.