3 arrested for attacking Ctg Buddhist monk
Police arrested three people in connection with an attack on a Buddhist monk during a religious programme at Avoysharan Temple at Mirsarai on Thursday.
The arrestees are Johnny, 25, Titu, 26, and Amanullah, 28.
A gang of 15 to 20 stormed into the temple during a religious programme and launched an attack on monks and their followers, with firearms and sharp weapons, severely injuring Dharma Kirti Mohathero with a sharp chopper, sources said.
Mohathero was rushed to a private clinic in the city.
Villagers said the clash resulted due to a feud regarding the temple's control between two rival parties of village Damdama.
Mohathero's brother Dhona Barua filed a case in connection with the incident on the same night.
Police has deployed several teams to arrest the criminals, said Humayun Kabir, officer-in-charge (OC) of Mirsarai Police Station.