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Attack on Nasirnagar hindus: AL leader on 1-day remand

Published on: 5:25 pm - Sunday | January 1, 2017

Currentnews.com.bd

A Brahmanbaria court today granted a one-day remand for an Awami League leader Abdul Ahad over the attack on Hindus in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria on October 30.

Senior Chief Judicial Magistrate of the court Shoraf Uddin, passed the order after police produced the AL leader with a 5-day remand prayer.

On December 27, 2016, police arrested Abdul Ahad, former joint secretary of upazila and former chairman of Sadar union, of AL over the attack on the Hindus in the upazila.

Unruly mobs vandalised many Hindu houses and temples in five villages of the upazila over a Facebook post on October 30.

Law enforcers arrested 103 people in connection with the attack.

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