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Ahmadiyya mosque vandalized in Brahmanbaria

  • Published at 11:17 pm January 16th, 2020
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Map of Brahmanbaria district Dhaka Tribune

The confrontation drew more madrasa students to the mosque from outside

A mosque of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Bangladesh came under attack in the midst of one of its programs at Kandipara in Brahmanbaria town on Tuesday evening.

According to witnesses and police, in the course of the religious program an altercation broke out between students from a local Qawmi madrasa and members of the Ahmadiyya community at the mosque on Tuesday evening. 

The confrontation drew more madrasa students to the mosque from outside. They began pelting brickbats at the mosque windows. A number of people in both groups were injured in the violence.

Being informed of the attack, a team of police led by Brahmanbaria Additional Superintendent of Police Md Alamgir Hossain rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

Brahmanbaria Sadar police station OC Md Selim Uddin said: “We haven’t received any written complaint regarding the incident. Meanwhile, additional police personnel have been deployed in the area to avoid any untoward situation.”

Brahmanbaria acting Deputy Commissioner Shamsuzzaman said: “Along with the additional police personnel, there are three executive magistrates on duty in the area. The district administration is alert about averting further violence and keeping the peace.”

After the attack, both parties issued statements accusing each other of being responsible for the fracas.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat (District unit) Vice President Monjur Hossain said: “The attack was unprecedented. There were over a hundred members present during the attack.”

Brahmanbaria Jamia Yunusia Assistant Education Secretary Mufti Abdur Rahim Quasemi said: “The Ahmadiyyas gather armed with local weapons during their program and make plans of carrying out seditious activities. The locals came together and protested their anti-Islam program.”

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