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"] Map of Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet
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.