Bangladesh Police has arrested four suspects, including an Imam, for vandalising and looting a Hindu temple. They have been arrested in the Kishoreganj district. According to the police, the arrested persons — Mamunur Rashid, 22, two teenagers aged 15 and 16 and Kafil Uddin, a 50-year-old village doctor — admitted to their crimes.
Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shamsul Alam Siddiqui told IANS that Birendra Chandra Bormon, the vice president of the temple, lodged a case naming eight persons and some 35 unidentified others.
At least four persons have been killed and 70 others injured in the incidents of violence, including attacks on Hindu temples across the country.
The radical attackers vandalized, torched, and looted more than 70 puja venues, 30 homes, and 50 shops of the minorities, according to Rana Dasgupta, General Secretary of Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council (BHBCUC).