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Hindu temple torched in Pirojpur
Observer Online Desk
Published :Sunday, 15 May, 2016,  Time : 9:37 PM  View Count : 4
Pirojpur: Miscreants torched a Hindu temple at Laxmipura in Bhandaria upazila on Saturday night.

Locals said the family temple of Roy Bari was set on fire around 8:15 pm. The blaze burned down clothes and parts of Hindu goddesses Shyama.

However, the house inmates doused the flame in a few minutes.

On information, police rushed in and informed the matter to Environment and Forests Minister Anwar Hossain Manju, said Kamruzzaman Talukdar, officer-in-charge of Bhandaria Police Station.

The minister asked him to take necessary steps, said OC, adding that a case was filed in this connection.

Meanwhile, police arrested one Nazrul Islam for his suspected involvement in the incident.


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