Miscreants set fire to the house of a Hindu potter at Palapara in Lohagara upazila of Narail district early Wednesday, escalating tension in the area.
Officer-in-Charge of Lohagara police Md Jahangir Alam said: “Some unidentified miscreants torched the cattle shed, haystack and a warehouse of Nirod Paul at Palapara around 2am.”
Locals and fire fighters doused the flame. Two cows were burnt in the fire, said the OC.
Nirod Paul filed a case against unnamed persons on Wednesday afternoon.
Local MP Sheikh Hafizur Rahman, Superintendent of Police Sardar Rafiqul Islam and UNO Selim Reza visited the house.