Bangladesh: Hindu family comes under attack in Lalmonirhat, 4 hurt

Four people including two women were stabbed when supporters of a Jamaat-e-Islami activist attacked the house of a Hindu family in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat this morning.

They also set the house on fire during the attack, which was made in a bid to grab the land, reports our Lalmonirhat correspondent quoting police.

Later, police arrested two people for their involvement in the attack and land grabbing.

At least 25 miscreants led by Abul Hossain stormed into the house of one Pushpa Rani Sen at Shafirhat village around 9:30am for grabbing her two bighas of land, said Amiruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Patgram Police Station.

Being resisted by the family members, the criminals torched their house and also stabbed four family members including Pushpa, the OC added…