Bangladesh, attack on Hindu temples because of a Facebook post.
A fuming gang attacked on property and wrecked at least 5 Hindu temples in Bangladesh subsequent to an assumed post on Facebook disrespecting a holiest site of Islam, residents and police stated on Monday.
A group of people assaulted the temples of Hindus on Sunday in Nasirnagar’s eastern town later than a native fisherman Hindu purportedly posted a fake photo on Facebook of a Hindu idol in Holy Kaaba, the holiest place of Muslims in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Mizanur Rahman, chief of District police stated 2 Islamist factions had been representing to order the apprehension and execute the fisherman whilst a faction of among 100 to 150 men assaulted the temples.
A native Hindu society chief stated as a minimum 15 temples were damaged and several Hindu deities were ruined all through the riot.
“They wrecked 200 houses of Hindus and set fire on 8 shops. No less than 150 men were wounded as they attempted to oppose the attack,” Somesh Roy, a society elder stated.
Police stated they had detained 9 men in link with the fighting and border guards have been positioned in the region to avoid more attacks.
“We have moreover detained a 30 year of age Hindu male intended for the Facebook post. He will be charged by way of breaking laws of internet,” Abdul Kader, police chief of Nasirnagar stated, adding up the post is been taken down.
Bangladesh observes comparable assaults on Hindu temples subsequent to the divisive elections whilst a secular party directed by Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister prevailed polls rejected by the opponents.
In 2012 Muslim gangs in addition burned down Buddhist shops, houses and when a Buddhist contended insulting photo post of Holy “Quraan”.
“We are exhausted of such frequent incidents. It is extremely regrettable that no one of the offenders are brought to justice of earlier attacks,” Rana Dasgupta, leader of national Hindu community stated.
But the reality is that every time a Hindu has done something offensive that such thing happens. Why don’t every one mind their religions, so that none of this happens.