Update December 12, 2015

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4 held over bomb blasts in Dinajpur temple

Sumel Sarker


4 held over bomb blasts in Dinajpur temple

12 December 2015, Nirapad News: Police arrested four people from Sadar and Palashbari upazilas here on Saturday morning for their suspected involvement in the bomb attacks on the premises of Kantaji Temple and Eskon temple in Kahalore upazila in Dinajpur.

The arrestees were identified as Sumon, Iqbal Hossain, Khoka Miah and Forhad Hossain.

Mujibur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Palashbari Police Station, said a team of police conducted a drive in Monohorpur area of Palashbari upazila and Ramnather Bhita in Sadar upazila in the morning and arrested them.

“Police are now investigating whether they had any connection with the bomb attack incidents”, added the OC.

Earlier on December 5, 10 people were injured as three crude bombs went off under the canopy of a ‘jatra’ show on the premises of Kantaji Temple in Dinajpur.

On Thursday night, two people were injured as miscreants exploded a bomb and then fired gunshots in Eskon temple, run by International Society for Krishna Consciousness under Dabar union in Kaharole upazila of the district around 8pm when the temple committee was in a meeting inside.

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