Bangladesh Durga Puja violence: Govt committed to hand out justice, assures Foreign Min AK Abdul Momen
While regretting the incidents of violence, the minister informed that the Sheikh Hasina government took immediate action against the perpetrators.
Blasphemy has been weaponised by fanatic Islamist organisations in Pakistan for quite some time and in Bangladesh, the Islamists have learnt fast to emulate this.
Initiate action against those who incited violence using religion, Bangladesh PM tells home minister
Attacks on Hindu temples have intensified in Bangladesh since last Wednesday after an alleged blasphemous post surfaced on social media during the Durga Puja celebrations.
Hindu-owned temples and shops in Feni, about 157 kms from the country's capital, have been vandalised and robbed during fresh clashes on Saturday.
Political parties, civil society in Tripura condemn Bangladesh violence; CM hopes Hasina will take proper action
As reports of attacks on Durga Puja pandals and temples emerged from across Bangladesh, Hasina, earlier this week, said action will be taken again those trying to "disturb communal harmony".
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina promised to bring to justice the culprits behind the violence, saying anyone involved in the attacks on Hindu temples and Durga Puja venues in Comilla will not be spared.