UP member arrested for vandalising Hindu idols | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, September 23, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 23, 2018

UP member arrested for vandalising Hindu idols

Police arrested a union parishad (UP) member in Gopalpur upazila on charge of vandalising idols of a Hindu temple on Friday night.

"The arrestee, Babul Hossain, a member of Mirzapur UP, vandalised idols, made for Durga Puja, at a temple in Nayapara area at night. Locals caught him red-handed and informed the police who brought him here,” said Hasan Al Mamun, OC of Gopalpur Police Station.

“Sujon Chandra Das, president of the temple committee, lodged two cases, one for vandalising the idols and another for hurting religious sentiment, against Babul the same night," he added.

Stay updated on the go with The Daily Star Android & iOS News App. Click here to download it for your device.

Grameenphone:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 22222

Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222


Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

Leave your comments

Top News

Top News

Top