Idols damaged in Naogaon
Criminals stole an idol of Manasha from a temple and dumped it into a roadside ditch in Raninagar upazila of Naogaon yesterday.
Khasgarh Manasha Temple Committee President Raran Chandra Mandal said the priest of the temple went home after completing rituals on Sunday night. Residents of the area found the idols in the ditch the next morning.
Criminals got inside the temple by breaking the lock, stole the idol and dumped it in the ditch, he said, adding that they also damaged the idol.
Officer-in-Charge of Raninagar Police Station Siddiqur Rahman said police visited the spot and are investigating the incident. Processing was going on for filing a case over the incident.
Tension was prevailing in the area.