Main accused in Nasirnagar Hindu attack held
Nasirnagar: Police early Thursday arrested Haripur union chairman Dewan Atiur Rahman Ankhi, the main accused in the attack on Nasirnagar Hindu community, from the capital.
He is also a local Awami League leader.
A joint team of Brahmanbaria detective branch police and Bhatara thana police conducted a raid at about 3am and arrested Ankhi from Bhatara, said Iqbal Hossain, additional superintendent of Brahmanbaria Police.
UNB addas : On October 30, some unruly people 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.
However, Akhi went into hiding after the incident.