Attack on Hindu house in Bangladesh: 53 detained

Attack on Hindu house in Bangladesh: 53 detained

India Blooms News Service | 11 Nov 2017

Dhaka, Nov 11 (IBNS): At least 53 people were detained over arson attacks on the homes of Hindus in Bangladesh, media reports said on Saturday.

According to reports, the attack occurred after a local was accused of ‘insulting religion’.

Police filed two cases at the Gangachara and Kotowali Police Stations over the incidents and arrested 53 people, Superintendent of Police Mizanur Rahman was quoted as saying by bdnews24.com.

Amid anger over an alleged Facebook post by a Hindu man, mob attacked houses belonging to Hindu community in Sadar Upazila’s Thakurpara village on Friday.

One person was killed in the incident.
He was identified as Habibur Rahman.

Several others were injured in the incident.

Several houses were set on fire by attackers.
 

Attack on Hindu house in Bangladesh: 53 detained

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