Edinburgh Court Hears Case Of Ransomed Leonardo

A 73-year-old tour guide testified that “she saw one of the men with an axe, standing in front of Madonna of the Yarnwinder while the other removed it. … The evidence emerged as five other men went on trial accused of demanding £4.25 million for the safe return of the painting, estimated to be worth £50 million.”

Source: The Times (UK) 03/02/10