B’desh: Nine more held for attacks on Hindus in Nasirnagar upazila

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov. 6 : Nine more people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the recent attacks on the Hindus living in Brahmanbaria's Nasirnagar upazila.

The fresh arrests were made during drives in different areas early Sunday, reports the Dhaka Tribune. Confirming the arrests, Nasirnagar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Abu Jafar said that they would be produced before the local court without remand plea.

So far, 53 people have been arrested in connection with the attacks on the Hindu community. A disruptive mob equipped with sharp weapons on October 30 went wild and demolished a number of Hindu temples and nearly 100 houses in Nasirnagar upazila following rumour of a Facebook post demeaning Kaaba.

Source: ANI