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Hindu temple looted, murti desecrated in Bangladesh

Unknown miscreants vandalized and looted a Hindu temple before desecrating an murti of a goddess in Rangamati district town on Tuesday night.

The incident took place at Sree Sree Mogdeswari temple and it came to light on Wednesday morning, when a member of the temple committee went there to clean it, said Kabir Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kotwali police station.

He said the gold ornaments on the murti and money from the donation box of the temple were looted.

Desecrated murti of a Hindu goddess lies of the ground after unknown miscreants vandalized the Sri Sri Mogdeswari temple in Rangamati district town on Tuesday night, May 12, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

On information, police visited the spot. Police suspected that miscreants entered the temple sometime at night and looted valuables after vandalising the murti.

Condemning the incident, President of Rangamati Puja Udjapon Parishad Badal Kanti Dey demanded exemplary punishment of those involved in the incident.

Local people also staged a demonstration in front of the temple protesting the incident, which is a first of its kind in the district.

(This article was first published on the Dhaka Tribune on May 13, 2020 and is being reproduced here, after minor edits to conform to HinduPost style-guide)

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