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  • Priest killing: 3 more suspects remanded

    A Panchagarh court places three more suspects on 18 days' remand in two cases filed for killing of a priest at Sri Sri Sonto Gaurio temple in Debiganj upazila. With these six people have been remanded in the cases so far.

  • Priest killed, devotee shot

    Criminals slit the throat of a Hindu priest at a temple in Debiganj of Panchagarh just after dawn yesterday and fled the scene firing shots and exploding homemade bombs, which injured two devotees. Deceased Jogeswar Dasadhikari, 50, is the latest victim of a recent string of attacks on clerics and prayer houses of minorities in Bangladesh over the last few months.

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