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Miscreants vandalize idols in Sirajdikhan

  • Published at 10:07 pm June 11th, 2018
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Idols which have been vandalized at Dharmadeb O Radha Krishna temple in Basail union under Sirajdakhin upazila of Munshiganj on Monday; June 11, 2018 Dhaka Tribune

'I closed the temple gates and went home at around 7pm last night. When I came back the following morning, I saw that the windows had been broken and the idols vandalized'

Unknown perpetrators have vandalized the idols and damaged doors, windows, and other valuable artifacts of Dharmadeb O Radha Krishna temple in Basail union under Sirajdakhin upazila of Munshiganj. 

The incident took place late Sunday night, confirmed temple General Secretary Babu Dilip Mondol.

Temple caretaker Saraswati Baroi said: “I closed the temple gates and went home at around 7pm last night. When I came back the following morning, I saw that the windows had been broken and the idols vandalized. I immediately called everyone to the temple, and soon police and leaders of political parties came to examine the scene.”

Sirajdikhan police station sub-inspector (SI) Manzur Ahmed said: “A group of drug addicts have been going around committing such acts. We are trying to identify and apprehend them.”