Nasirnagar Hindu community attack,mastermind arrested in city

Jan 06,a1news24: Police arrested the mastermind of attacks on Nasirnagar Hindu community from the capital’s Vatara area on Thursday.

The detainee was identified as Dewan Atikur Rahman Akhi, chairman of Haripur Union.

Brahmanbaria district detectives and police forces from Vatara police station in a joint drive detained him from the area.

Confirming the matter, Mofiz Uddin Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge (OC) of District Detective Branch of police told that on information, detectives conducted the drive and detained him tracking his vehicle with help of Vatara police station.

Brahmanbaria Assistant Police Super (Sadar Circle) Abdul Karim said that Dewan Atikur Rahman Akhi was shown arrest in the case of attacking on Nasirnagar Hindu community and torching houses.

On October 30 in 2016, some mobs demolished 15 Hindu temples and vandalised over 100 houses in the upazila following a Facebook post that allegedly hurt the religious sentiment of the Muslim community.

A1news//Jan 06/Babul Talukdar/Maruf