Bangladesh: Hindu houses vandalised in Jessore

Sharsha police have arrested six men for their suspected involvement in the attack at Hrishipalli in Basantapur village.

Sub-Inspector Joynal Abedin said local Naren Mandal had a brawl with shopkeeper Sohrab Hossain at Basantapur market.

“Sohrab and his men bombed Hrishipalli temple and vandalised houses of Naren, ‘Nandan’, and ‘Shiben’,” he said.

Temple management committee’s chief Amit Das claimed the attackers had looted money from there.

SI Abedin filed a case on Saturday accusing 17 individuals over the incident.

Superintendent of Jessore Police (SP) Anisur Rahman and the Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) ATM Shariful Alam visited the site on Saturday.

Police have detained Basantapur village residents Rezaul Islam, Abdul Latif, Lutfar Rahman, Ilias Ali, Milon Hossain and Atiar Rahman over the incident…

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