Hindu persecution: Mob burns 20 Hindu houses in Bangladesh

    18-Oct-2021   
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Mobs in Rangpur town torched over twenty houses of Hindus. The incident happened after a rumour that a Hindu youth allegedly posted a status on Facebook – hurting the religious sentiments of Muslims.
 
Mob burns 20 Hindu houses 
 
According to a local news report, an Additional Superintendent of Police, Kamaruzzaman, said, “Tension prevailed thereafter a Hindu youth allegedly posted an objectionable post on Facebook. The police secured his house after the post went viral. However, the attackers attacked the neighbours. But took out his anger and burnt 20 houses.”
 
This violent incident happened just a day after two Hindu men were killed amid the recent violence in the country.
 
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