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Attack on Hindu houses: Prime accused put on 5-day remand

Sunamganj Correspondent

A Sunamganj court on Tuesday placed Shahidul Islam Swadhin, the prime accused in a case over the attack on Hindu houses in Shalla upazila, on a 5-day remand.The court also put 29 other accused in the case on a 2-day remand each.
Judicial magistrate of Sunamganj court passed the order, said inspector of Sunamganj court police Md Selim Newaz.
Members of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) arrested prime accused Swadhin, a member of Sarmangal union parishad in Dirai upazila, from Kulaura upazila in Moulvibazar district on Saturday.
On March 17, Hefajat-e-Islam followers vandalised several Hindu houses in Sunamganj as a Hindu youth had “criticised the party’s Joint Secretary General Maulana Mamunul Haque on social media.”
A young man from Hindu community, Jhumon from Noagaon village made a Facebook post on Tuesday night. As the post went viral, police detained him with the help of locals on the same night.
Shalla Police Station Officer-in-Charge Nazmul Huq said several houses in the upazila’s Noagaon village were attacked.
Two separate cases were filed against 700 people on Thursday over the attack on Hindu houses.
One case was filed by a victim and another one by the law enforcers, he said, reports UNB.

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