December 6, 2021



Arsonists vandalise 66 houses, torch 20 homes of Hindus in Bangladesh amidst protests over Durga Puja

A few houses having a place with the Hindu people group were burnt in Bangladesh as common brutality raised in the country. As indicated by the subtleties, the occurrence was accounted for at a town in Rangpur’s Pirganj Upazila over a post via online media that supposedly shamed religion. Somewhere around 20 houses were totally singed in Majhipara’s Jelepolli at Ramnathpur Union in the assault that was completed late on Sunday.

About 65 houses were burnt during the assault, said the nearby Union Parishad executive.

“The assailant had a place with the nearby units of the Jamaat-e-Islami and its understudy wing Islami Chhatra Shibir,” Chairman Md Sadequl Islam told Dhaka Tribune.

Police said strains ejected after certain individuals asserted that a Hindu man posted strictly harmful substance on Facebook.

“Police arrived at the spot before long strains mounted and stood watch around the home of the young fellow. We could save that house however assailants burnt around 15 to 20 close by houses,” Assistant Superintendent of Police Md Kamruzzaman told Dhaka Tribune.

The Fire Service that the episode was accounted for around 9:50 pm. Firefighting units from Pirganj, Mithapukur and Rangpur city raced to extinguish the blazes. They are at the scene until 3 am on Monday. There were no quick reports of losses.

On Wednesday, shared brutality broke out in a few spots in Bangladesh after news broke via web-based media about the supposed contamination of the Holy Quran at a Durga Puja setting on the bank of Nanuar Dighi.

A few puja scenes were vandalized in the space of Chandpur, Chittagong, Gazipur, Bandarban, Chapainawabganj and Moulvibazar.

The conflicts brought about a few setbacks.

On Friday, one man named Jatan Kumar Saha was killed and 17 others were harmed in an assault in Begumganj Upazila of Bangladesh’s Noakhali region.

Additionally, a horde assaulted an ISKCON sanctuary in Bangladesh’s Noakhali locale on Friday and as indicated by the local area, one of its individuals was killed.

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