Bags of beef hung on doors of Hindu temples, home

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Raw beef packed in polythene bags were hung on the doors of three Hindu temples and a house in Gendukuri village of Lalmonirhat’s Hatibandha upazila in the early hours of Friday.

Four complaints were filed with Hatibandha Police Station later that night over the matter.

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Yesterday, local Hindus gathered at Sri Sri Radha Govinda temple in the village to protest the incident. They said their religious sentiments were hurt and that they would continue the protest until the culprits were arrested.

Talking to The Daily Star, Dilip Kumar Singh, president of Hatibandha Upazila Puja Udjapan Parishad, said raw beef in polythene bags were hung over the doors of Gendukuri Camp Para Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, Gendukuri Kuthipara Kali Mandir, Gendukuri Battala Kali Mandir and Monindranath Barman’s house.

After locals saw them, they informed the matter to the police, who then visited the spot, Dilip said, adding, “Police have assured us that the culprits will be arrested.”

He said they suspect the incident could be linked to the local union parishad polls held on December 26.

Hatibandha Police Station Officer-in-Charge Ershadul Alam said they were investigating the incident. “All involved will be brought to book,” he said.

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