Cyprus Mail

Shakespeare’s bust stolen from outside castle in Famagusta

A bust of William Shakespeare made by a Turkish Cypriot artist and placed outside the Othello Castle in Famagusta has been stolen, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Tuesday.

According to reports, the bust created by Umit Inatci has been missing since June 12, the last time it was seen by ‘municipal officials’ maintaining the gardens.

A complaint was filed to police, who are currently trying to locate the bust’s whereabouts.

Authorities said the bust was stolen sometime between June 12 and June 13, and they are searching through security camera footage to determine the identity of the thief.

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