At least six cattle were roasted alive as criminals torched a cowshed in Bochaganj upazila early yesterday.
Owner of the cowshed Latifur Rahman said he woke up from sleep around 1:30am and found his cowshed on fire.
Three cows and three goats were killed in the fire. Another cow sustained severe burn injuries.
Locals then doused the flame, said Latifur.
On information, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Fakhrul Hasan and police visited the spot.
Officer-in-Charge Abdur Rouf of Bochaganj Police Station said they were trying to arrest the culprits.