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One held over posing with foot on Hindu idol

  • Published at 11:27 am May 5th, 2017
  • Last updated at 05:31 pm May 5th, 2017
One held over posing with foot on Hindu idol
Sylhet police have arrested a man in a case filed for hurting religious sentiments by posing with foot on a Hindu idol and posting it to Facebook. The detainee is Foisol Ahmed, 22, son of the late Firoz Khan from Kumarpara village of Bishwanath upazila. Two other accused – Akibur Rahman alias Akul, and Jubel Khan – are on the run. [caption id="attachment_61620" align="aligncenter" width="619"]Sylhet_Biswanath map Map of Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet[/caption]   According to the case, the three accused had been behaving rudely with members of the Hindu community for a long time. With the help of his two associates, the prime accused Akibur on Wednesday posed for a picture putting his leg on the idol of Hindu Goddess Kali that was immersed after puja near Madanpur Durga temple area. Bishwanath police station Officer-in-Charge Monirul Islam said Akibur posted the photo on Facebook, which hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindus. Police were trying to arrest the two other accused, said the OC.